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MACKAY

STATION/ FARM HAND

QLD

MANY WATERS

Many Waters, located in Central Queensland, is a family owned and run mixed dry-land farming and cattle finishing operation. The property is roughly located within 200km of Mackay, 200km Emerald, 300km of Rockhampton and 320km of Airlie the Beach. Nearest towns include Dysart and Middlemount which are 50km away.

Job Type:

Full Time

Remuneration:

Wages paid weekly and commensurate to experience

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until position filled

Job Description:

  • We are currently taking applications for an honest and energetic Station/ Farm Hand at Many Waters.

  • Job entails supporting management in implementing timely broadacre farming practices and land development, along with cattle management and husbandry procedures.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Day to day running of property

  • Maintenance of station infrastructure -includes rolling up an replacing fencing

  • General maintenance of station plant

  • Maintenance of poly watering systems - repairing leaks and fixing/replacing floats

  • Operation of tractors with a GPS Guidance System

  • Weed control using a ute mounted spray system along with Grasslan application via bike or on foot where needed

  • Grading fire breaks

  • Operate MIG and oxy welder as and when required

  • Utilization of safe work practices

  • Comply with quality assurance, animal welfare, Biosecurity and safety regulations

  • Perform other duties and assume responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Honest and reliable with a 'can do' attitude'

  • Very competent on a quad and two wheel bike

  • Vehicle Licence C. Preference for a HR Licence

  • Strong knowledge of quiet and confident cattle handling and husbandry

  • Experience with machinery operation and general maintenance - tractor, grader, dozer, backhoe

  • Ability to work longer hours in peak periods

  • Own vehicle necessary

Job Benefits:

  • Single accommodation available on property. 

  • Couple accommodation available in Dysart with work vehicle provided to the right person.

  • Wages paid weekly and commensurate to experience. 

  • Trial period may be involved.


For a confidential discussion on this position please Greg on 0428 873 007 email manywaters8@bigpond.com. Or please email a cover letter and resumé with at least 3 current references via the APPLY NOW button below...


PLEASE NOTE :

  • 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.

20240318

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