HEAD STOCKPERSONS

BALFOUR DOWNS & MINDEROO

WA

HARVEST ROAD

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

Harvest Road’s integrated beef supply chain, stretching from the Kimberley to southwest of Western Australia, strives for best practice animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Our pastoral operations span nine iconic stations, each with its own unique history, character and geography, across 2.7 million hectares of remote, pristine North-Western Australia. Cattle flow through to our backgrounding properties before entering Koojan Downs our state-of-the-art feeding facility near Moora in the South.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Attractive remuneration package

Start:

Hiring Now for 2023 season

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking two permanent, full-time energetic and experienced Head Stockpeople to lead our stock camps at Balfour Downs and Minderoo Station aggregations. 

  • Balfour Downs is located near Newman in the East Pilbara, and Minderoo is located near Onslow’s coastline.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • You will lead a stock camp of 5-8 members, guiding them through horse and cattle handling and husbandry practises, fencing, machinery operation, and general station maintenance.

  • You will be someone who is self-motivated and willing to lead staff by example through a strong work ethic and respect for others, whilst achieving company goals and objectives to a high standard. 

  • The business looks to develop key employees to progress through the business, with additional training opportunities available.

  • Depending on location, you would gain exposure and/or experience in different aspects of the business such as the multiplier herd program, backgrounding and feedlot operations, horse breeding and fodder production.

Job Requirements:

  • Be excited about a rural working lifestyle that offers challenges and rewards each day.

  • Always demonstrate commitment to safe working practises and animal welfare.

  • Be motivated and hard-working, willing to positively contribute to the Harvest Road culture.

  • Be proficient in handling both motorbikes and horses.

  • Record and communicate necessary livestock data in an accurate and legible manner.

  • Lead by example both in and out of the workplace.

  • Work closely with the management team to ensure all requirements are met, keeping the big picture in mind.

  • Hold a current drivers license, with HR or MC highly regarded.

  • Confidently pass a National police clearance.

Job Benefits:

  • Training opportunities to take your career to the next level.

  • Attractive remuneration package, generous annual leave entitlements and opportunities to progress through the vertically integrated business.

  • Modern air-conditioned accommodation with nutritious home-cooked meals.

  • Free Wifi coverage.

  • The opportunity to help shape WA’s largest vertically integrated beef business.


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.


Check out https://www.harvestroad.com/careers/ to learn more about our values and other career opportunities.

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