BALFOUR DOWNS STATION | PILBARA
Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world. We are an expanding agri-food business with a growing portfolio of fine food and beverage brands for domestic and international markets, exporting to over 40 countries. We are a family-owned business committed to improving animal welfare and strives towards industry leadership throughout a vertically integrated beef business and our aquaculture operations.
Until Position Filled
Harvest Road has an exciting permanent opportunity for an energetic Bore Runner to join our tight-knit team based at Balfour Downs Station in the East Pilbara region of WA. The Station is situated in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, approximately 60km from the indigenous community of Jigalong, 175km from the township of Newman and 1,360km north of Perth.
The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining all livestock watering points throughout the station, maintaining equipment, pumps, stock waters, fences, reporting any livestock issues to management and livestock handling.
Balfour Downs boasts extensive water infrastructure to support its large-scale cattle breeding and finishing operations, with 92 equipped watering points, including 35 ring dams, 48 fully equipped bores and numerous permanent and semi-permanent pools along the river and creek systems.
The recent acquisition of this station by Harvest Road Group included approximately 12,000 head of cattle, predominantly Brahman with some Droughtmaster cattle. The property features modern infrastructure including a newly built homestead, staff quarters, sheds and 3,000 head capacity steel cattle yards.
Potential for available work for a partner completing a similar role or part-time domestic and/or cooking duties, couples are encouraged to apply.
No dogs allowed.
Working Holiday Visa holders with relevant experience will be considered.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
- Monitoring and maintaining livestock waters
- Maintaining and servicing pumps
- Maintaining fences
- Observing stock, reporting any issues to management
- Livestock handling
Strong attention to detail
Solar, electric submersible and mono bore experience is well regarded
Demonstrate commitment to safe working practises and animal welfare at all times
Experience with cattle animal husbandry
HR, HC or MC license
Machinery experience (grader, loader, telehandler)
Previous experience in a similar role
Manual driver’s license
Initiative and problem-solving skills
Able to work autonomously or as part of a team
Motivated and hard-working, willing to be part of the Harvest Road team culture
Possess efficient fitness level
Pass a National Police Clearance and pre-employment medical assessment
Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate based on skill level
Training opportunities available to the right applicant
Accommodation, with couple accommodation available
5 weeks annual leave
To apply for this role, applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work related references. Apply now below if you are keen to join one of Western Australia's largest agri-food businesses.
Harvest Road | 20220429 | Re-ad 20220608