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QUILPIE

HEAD STOCKPERSON

QLD

HUGHES PASTORAL CO

The Hughes Pastoral Group, of Hughes Pastoral and Georgina Pastoral, runs over 180,000 head of Wagyu as well as Organic Angus infused cattle on their properties covering over 3 million hectares in QLD & NT.

Family owned-with you, we work together. A safe and supportive work environment is our key focus, as our people are our greatest asset.

Thrive together.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

We offer a competitive salary

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until position filled

Job Description:

We are seeking a Head Stockperson for the 2024 season. This Head Stockperson’s position is well suited to someone looking for their first Head Stockperson job or for someone with 1-2 seasons behind them looking to move to a bigger station.

  • Great career opportunity to commence in the 2024 season.

  • Well developed and managed property

  • Opportunity for further mentoring by senior management

  • This large cattle station's closest town is Quilpie, in the Channel Country on the banks of the Copoper Creek, QLD.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mustering on horseback - excellent horsemanship skills is mandatory for this role.

  • Reporting to the station manager regularly

  • Leading, training and developing a team of station hands

  • Promote a positive, respectful and safe work environment

  • Plan and co-ordinate with current management to meet day to day and program goals

  • Perform regular young cattle management duties: Yard education, Tailing, Drafting, Branding and Mustering

  • Detailed and accurate recording of all stock information

  • Ensure workplace standards and policies are followed

Job Requirements:

  • You will need to be capable of following directions on existing young cattle education policies and have good communication skills to work with both management and the team.

  • You must enjoy working all livestock in a calm, low stress manner and be driven to continually improve and learn.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, be interested to understand why and how we can do it better

  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks effectively.


Competent horsemanship skills and experience is essential for this position.

Job Benefits:

  • A competitive salary is offer in line with experience.

  • All meals and accommodation provided.

  • It is the Hughes family philosophy that the land should be left in a better condition for future generations.


To apply please email a cover letter and resumé with at least 3 current references to amanda@georginapastoral.com.au or via the APPLY NOW button below


NB. 

**This is a permanent position and NOT available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.**

Hughes | 20240513

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