Oaklands Pastoral Co is a family owned and operated dryland cropping, irrigation and livestock enterprise in NSW.
Attractive Renumeration package based on previous experience
Until position filled
The Station Manager will oversee and manage 3 properties of Pindera Downs aggregation comprising of Pindera, Clifton and Whyjonta Stations based 50km east of Tibooburra, NSW.
The aggregation spans 168,500 ha and is a breeding and fattening block currently running 3,000 Angus Hereford cross cattle, 7,000 Dorper sheep and rangeland goats.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Previous station management and leadership experience necessary
Machinery Maintenance: Ability to operate and maintain machinery (grader, loader,truck) and vehicles
Water Maintenance: Management of bores, dams and pumps
Human Resources: ability to organise and communicate with contract musterers, pilots and required staff at key times during the year
Animal welfare standards: Knowledge of and ability to impliment standards especially low stress stock handling and Aco/USDA Organics.
Animal Husbandry: Ability to plan and execute all livestock and grazing management decisions
Reporting: Ability to keep, maintain and report on all management decisions in regards to stock, waters, fencing, staff, contractors, machinery and budgeting.
Fencing Maintenance: Ensuring fencing is well-maintained and replacing as needed, including new fence installations.
Future Infrastructure Development: Ability to foresee and plan and assist in future development in regards to waters, fencing, yards and machinery.
Excellent Stock Handling experience
Prepare and manage budgets and inventory
Experienced in water infrastructure/ maintenance
HR/ MC drivers license an advantage
Work individually as well as manage and operate in a team environment
In addition to the generous remuneration, the successful applicant will be provided with accommodation, vehicle, station meat and power.
Comfortable family style 3 bedroom a/conditioned house with a newly renovated kitchen
Close to Tibooburra for services and facilities. Broken Hill 380km
Work also available for partner
Numerous social events and tourist attractions of the NSW corner country
NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders