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EMERALD

STATION HAND COUPLE

QLD

PARINGA FEEDLOT

Our business is a diverse family-owned feedlot, backgrounding, breeding and farming operation located one hour drive north of Emerald in Central Queensland. We have a strong customer focus and pride ourselves on offering professional feeding services. We supply beef onto Australian supermarket shelves and major export markets. Our organisation has grown rapidly over the last 5 years and is now in a new expansion phase.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

A generous remuneration package

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • Paringa Gold have available the position for an experienced station hand couple. 

  • Our business is a diverse family-owned feedlot, backgrounding, breeding, and farming operation located within one hour drive north of Emerald in Central Queensland. 

  • We have a strong customer focus and pride ourselves on offering professional services. 

  • We supply beef onto Australian supermarket shelves and major export markets. 

  • Our organisation has grown rapidly over the last 5 years and is now in a new expansion phase. 

  • The property is located 24km Southwest from Dysart and 60km east of Clermont.

  • 110km North East of Emerald. There is no school bus available.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

This role includes but not limited to the following;

  • Mustering on horseback and quad bike (rotational grazing)

  • Safe processing of cattle and cattle handling (branding, preg testing, drafting, and weaning)

  • Prepare backgrounding cattle for feedlot

  • Water maintenance

  • Property Maintenance

  • Installation of new fences and fence maintenance

  • Assisting in planting of crops (tractor driving)

  • General machinery operating (bobcat, loader) willingness to learn and safe operation if not competent.

Job Requirements:

  • Own horses a must, working dogs advantageous

  • Driver’s licence

  • Clean, tidy habits, honest and reliable

  • Work in a team and safely work alone

  • Show initiative.

  • Proven stockmanship experience with an understanding of low stress principals

  • A strong interest in Animal Health and Welfare

  • Be punctual, energetic, honest, and reliable with a willingness to learn

Job Benefits:

  • Phone service / Wi-Fi

  • Comfortable brick family home

  • Full time work – weekend work as required

  • A remuneration package that includes generous production incentives and gratitude’s will be offered relative to ability. With the opportunity for career development and training offered to the right individual.


Applicants MUST present resume and 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below or email Kylie at admin@paringafeedlot.com.au. Please note only candidates who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if short-listed.


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.

Ref 20220629 | RP 22020809 | CL 20220928 | RP 20240315

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