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Nerrima Station is located in the magnificent west Kimberly region of Western Australia. We are located 3.5 hours east of Broome – the perfect escape for your time off. The town of Derby is only 2.5 hours away. The mighty Fitzroy River is accessible at the northern boundary, and the Great Sandy Desert is on the southern edge of the station.

Nerrima Station is owned by the Emanuel family, who have a long history and connection to the Kimberley. The property spans 203 000 HA and runs approximately 16 000 head of Red Brangus / Red Brahman cattle.

Job Type:



Attractive remuneration reflective of successful applicants experience and skills


Hiring Now for 2023 start


Until Position Filled

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Senior Station Hand/ Leading Hand to help lead the team at Nerrima for the 2023 season and beyond. We are looking for a candidate with potential leadership skills and excellent communication who can work closely with the Manager and in harmony with the Nerrima team.


Nerrima is a close knit team with an established and proficient work ethic, we are looking for a person who has the potential to step into a leadership role such as a Head Stockperson once they have fulfilled a probationary period of a few months.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Station Hand at Nerrima Station will work closely with the Station Manager and help organise, direct and lead the stock team to perform typical livestock operations, property maintenance and station support tasks.

  • This position reports to and works collaboratively with the Station Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working large cattle herds.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Station Hand.

  • Good understanding and adherence to high animal welfare standards & low stress stock handling

  • Prior experience working station workhorse plants and be a competent horse person

  • Well-developed verbal, written and IT communication skills

  • Experience with record keeping and reporting

  • Model solid OH&S principles

  • Understanding of general property and machinery maintenance

  • Firearms licence (Class A and Class B; desirable) or willing to obtain

  • Hold a HR truck licence or willing to obtain

  • Genuine interest in advanced husbandry procedures such as:

  1. controlled mating programs

  2. segregation of breeder herd into calving groups

Job Benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration reflective of successful applicants experience and skills

  • Air conditioned accommodation (potential for New Air-conditioned house suiting a single/partner or young family if candidate moves into Head Stockperson role after probationary period).

  • All meals prepared by an excellent station cook

  • Training opportunities – Stockmanship, Horsemanship, and other areas, to support your career and future employment potential.

  • Opportunity to move into a Head Stockperson role after an initial probationary period.

  • Social events such as the Derby Campdraft and Rodeo


To apply please send a Cover Letter addressing the above criteria/ suitability along with your Resume with at least 2 references from a previous employer (these will be checked) and/or for confidential enquiries contact the Manager, Chris Morrow at or Simon at

PLEASE NOTE: Applications that do not include a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

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