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The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo) was founded in 1877 and is one of Australia's leading cattle companies, managing over 6.1 million hectares and home of Australia's First Carbon Neutral Beef - Five Founders. NAPCo employs approximately 220 staff operating across Queensland and the Northern Territory, with 13 cattle stations, a Depot in Mount Isa, a Feedlot and Farm in the Darling Downs and an office in Brisbane's CBD.

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Job Description:

Applications are open now, for positions that will start on station Jan – Mar 2024. To be considered for positions to commence at the start of the 2024 season, please complete an online application, by attaching a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in joining our team.

Roles we will be looking to fill for 2024 include:

  • Overseer

  • Station Hand | Head Stockman

  • Bore Runner | Machinery Operator | Grader Driver

  • Homestead Help | Domestic

  • Governess

  • Station Cook

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This will depend on the role you are applying for.

Job Requirements:

  • If you're interested in a Station Hand role, experience riding a horse or motorbike will be advantageous

  • Experience working with cattle is desirable, but not essential

  • You will have a solid work ethic, with a willingness to learn and a great attitude

  • We look to employ people that share our values of Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Humility and Simplicity.

Job Benefits:

  • We will have roles available to suit those looking do a GAP year, or for those looking to stay on with us in a long-term career.

  • NAPCo are proud to offer competitive pay, generous annual leave entitlements, travel reimbursement and transfer opportunities between stations at the end of the year.

  • We invest heavily in on-the-job training and all staff are offered and encouraged to complete a traineeship in Agriculture.

  • NAPCo stations have a great social environment and give all employees the chance to attend our annual Station Challenge, ad-hoc campdrafts, sports days, fishing, camping etc..

Click "APPLY NOW" to submit your application or visit

NAPCo is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces, promotes and values diversity and inclusion.

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