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Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world. We are a family-owned Australian business delivering sustainable produce that champions what is great about our country. We take pride in our heritage and strive to make a positive impact on our people, community and environment.

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Job Description:

Harvest Road has an exciting full time, permanent opportunity for an energetic Bore Runner to join our tight-knit team based at Balfour Downs Station.

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 stretches across 630,000 hectares in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, less than 200km from the township of Newman which is near the picturesque Karijini National Park.

Balfour Downs boasts extensive water infrastructure to support its Droughtmaster base herd with well-equipped bores and numerous permanent and semi-permanent pools along the river and creek systems.


  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia. No dogs allowed.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and maintaining livestock waters.

  • Maintaining and servicing pumps .

  • Maintaining fences.

  • Observing stock, reporting any issues to management.

  • Livestock handling.

Job Requirements:

  • 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

Essential Criteria:

  • 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

Job Benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration package.

  • Neighbouring the stunning Karijini National Park.

  • Experience working at an iconic Pilbara cattle station.

  • Friendly and welcoming environment.

  • Air-conditioned accommodation with nutritious home-cooked meals provided.

  • Wifi service available.

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.

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Harvest Road | RP 20220829 | CL 20221006 | RP 20240411 | CL 20240516 | RP 20240521

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