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Mactaggart Pastoral Co is a forward thinking and progressive family-owned beef cattle business. It is a dynamic business with a stimulated team that focus on enhancing natural systems with time-controlled grazing, regenerative practices and low stress stock handling techniques. There is a strong focus on professional development, training, investing in staff and involvement with the local community.

Job Type:



Attractive remuneration package




Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • Thinking about the future? Join a future focussed company in a stable, inclusive team, offering personal growth and development.

  • An exciting opportunity is available for a fulltime Stationhand to join the team at Wirranda aggregation which is located 45km from Moura QLD. 

  • Wirranda aggregation is approx. 27,000 ac that is run as one operation for the purpose of backgrounding feeder cattle and breeders.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mustering and stock movements in cell grazing system on motorbikes

  • Checking fences and water troughs

  • Perform property and machinery maintenance

  • Assisting with weighing, data collection and drafting cattle

  • Receiving and trucking cattle

  • Maintain fencing, troughs cleaned according to stock movements

  • Property development, installing new fences and water systems

  • Grazing management, assessing grass in paddocks

  • Machinery operation including (dozer, grader, excavator and skid steer)

  • General cattle work including branding calves and weaner training

  • Involved in planning and development decision making

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in similar role

  • Be a self starter and confident working independently

  • Ability to muster cattle on 2 wheel bikes and buggies

  • Willingness to use Low stress stock handling (training provided)

  • Manual Vehicle licence

  • Good communication skills

  • Be open minded and willingness to learn new things

  • Show a high level of attention to detail.

  • Strong work ethic

  • Interest in regenerative agriculture

  • Practice a high standard of animal husbandry and handling

  • Growth and development mindset

Job Benefits:

  • The position is based at Moura, a dynamic community with most services. Dr, Hospital, School bus from Mailbox, prep to 12. Active league, rugby, touch, tennis, golf clubs. Water sports on Dawson River.

  • Accommodation – Well maintained air conditioned 4 bedroom homestead and power supplied

  • Attractive remuneration package, salary negotiated on experience

  • School bus 4km from homestead (Moura has primary and secondary schools)

  • Great community with regular social events

  • Close to Dawson river, great for water skiing and fishing

  • Personal development and training

  • Check us out on INSTAGRAM


Applicants please submit your resume and 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below or for more information please contact Aggregation Manager James on 0429962150 or email resume to


  • This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders (Backpackers).

  • Applications without required skills and experience listed in the ad will not be considered.

REF 20240604

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