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Established in 1888, Jumbuck are a fourth-generation pastoral business with large scale sheep and cattle stations throughout Australia.

Mulgathing is located in the north-west pastoral region of SA. Situated in 175mm rainfall country, it is well resourced with the station divided into 80 paddocks watered by 32 bores and 156km of pipeline servicing the numerous watering points. It is in close vicinity to three other Jumbuck stations, allowing for support and facilitating social interaction.

Job Type:

Full Time


Competitive salary and benefits


Early 2023


Until Filled

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced Manager for Mulgathing Station which runs around 30,000 Merino sheep over an area of 530,000 hectares, with a full-time permanent staff of 7 comprising of pilot, station hands and cook. 

  • Fully outfitted Homestead complex

  • HS 110km west from the Stuart Highway with weekly deliveries

  • Well-resourced and maintained property

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of the livestock program and will report to the Director. 

  • You will also provide mentoring and training to staff, hold responsibility for the timely service and maintenance of station plant and equipment, waters and fences. 

  • The job receives direct administrative support from head office in areas such as HR and recruitment, WorkCover and WH&S, purchasing, transport and logistics. 

  • You will also have a direct line of access to Directors.

Job Requirements:

  • As a successful Manager you will be hands-on, motivated and with experience managing pastoral properties. 

  • Your strong leadership and people management skills will be crucial to your success along with your pastoral knowledge, mechanical aptitude, organisational skills and commitment to developing a culture of safety and productivity. 

  • Experience with solar bores will be an advantage. 

Job Benefits:

  • The homestead offers a spacious 4-bedroom, fully ducted evaporative aircon and comes fully furnished including Starlink internet and phone. 

  • An approved RFDS airstrip is located nearby.

Previous farm or station experience will be highly regarded as will an appreciation for living and working in Outback Australia.

Please include a Cover Letter and current Resume with your application. Should you have any questions, please contact Shane in HR on 08 8100 1609.

For further information on the company, please visit

Jumbuck 20221223 | Updated link 20230117

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