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

Commonwealth Hill Station runs around 35,000 Merino sheep over an area of 1,500,000 acres (within 160mm rainfall country) with a full-time permanent staff of 7. The property sits about 110km west of the Stuart Highway, with the turnoff mid-way between Glendambo and Coober Pedy in the NW pastoral region of South Australia. Commonwealth Hill is well resourced, maintained and managed across both infrastructure, equipment and livestock.

Job Type:

Full Time


Competitive salary package in line with experience.


Immediate Start


Until Filled

Job Description:

We seek a career-minded Overseer, ideally with pastoral experience, for Commonwealth Hill in the NW pastoral area of South Australia. 

  • Fantastic career opportunity

  • Well maintained and serviced property

  • Home available; suitable for couple or small family

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Overseer reports directly to the Station Manager. You will be responsible for providing day-to-day direction for of a crew of 5-6 along with managing livestock and ensuring property, plant and equipment are pro-actively maintained. 

  • This will require experience with mill and solar bore setups, tanks, troughs and pipelines along with stock mustering (motorbike), handling and processing.

Job Requirements:

  • As a senior member of the Commonwealth Hill team, your experience in leading, supervising and developing staff will be valuable along with your ability to problem solve.

  • This position will suit a senior station hand looking to step up or a current Overseer looking for a fresh challenge on a large property.

  • Applicants will need to have an appreciation for rural and outback living.

Job Benefits:

  • An air-conditioned, comfortable cottage, suitable for a couple or small family, is available along with a competitive salary package in line with experience.

Please include a Cover Letter and current Resume with your application. For further information on the company, please visit

Jumbuck 20240708

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