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

Wave Hill Station is located 450km South-West of Katherine in the beautiful and iconic Victoria River District of the Northern Territory. The property currently runs around 40,000 head of Brahman cattle across 2.9million acres of well developed, mixed country.

Job Type:

Full Time


Pay in line with experience


Season 2023


Until Filled

Job Description:

We seek an experienced Mechanic to join the team on a full-time basis for the 2023 season. 

  • Well-developed and maintained property with outfitted workshop

  • Air-con accommodation and meals provided

  • Comfortable homestead complex with Telstra service available

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The main responsibility will be to ensure the upkeep, servicing and maintenance of the station’s various plant and equipment ranging from Toyota Landcruisers to graders, road trains and trucks, motorbikes and various generators and gensets.

Job Requirements:

  • The successful person will be resourceful and self-motivated with excellent attention to detail and be meticulous in their work. An appreciation for rural living will be necessary.

  • Previous station experience will be an advantage, but not essential.

Job Benefits:

  • Single air-conditioned accommodation and meals are provided with pay in line with experience. 

  • Telstra mobile coverage is available at the homestead. 

No dogs thank you.

Previous farm or station experience will be highly regarded as will an appreciation for living and working in Outback Australia. Please note: we are currently recruiting other positions on the station, so couples are welcome to apply.

Please include a Cover Letter and current Resume with your application.

For further information on the company, please visit

Jumbuck 20221121 | updated 20221219 | updated 20230206 | 20230315

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