PLB Contract Mustering is looking to fill a limited number of positions for the 2022 season. PLB operates 4 contract mustering camps across the Northern Territory and Western Australia with a staff base of approx. 38 employees. Due to increased job demands are looking to fill stock staff vacancies and a camp cook ASAP.

Job Type:



On Application


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Until Position Filled

Job Description:

Position also available for a cook who is wanting to work in the stock camp. This would involve sharing a cooking and stock camp role with another person. Approximately 60% camp cooking and 40% working in the contract mustering team.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Cooking for 7 - 10 people daily for a contract mustering team throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of WA.
  • Position involves camping out and cooking in a modern mobile camp kitchen.
  • Required to prepare lunch and cooked dinners and tend to jobs around the camp.
  • Position available to people with limited to no experience (as long as you can cook!) and people requiring Visa rural work.

Job Requirements:

  • Will be able to work in a team environment and be apart of a happy work culture.
  • Must have experience with cattle and mustering with motorbike and horse riding skills advantageous.
  • Maintain the highest levels of animal welfare.
  • Be highly respectful towards equipment and their colleagues.
  • Engaged and eager to learn and develop their own skills, as well as pass skills on to those around them.
  • Willing to live and work in very remote areas, be ready for the heat and hard work.
  • Be well presented with a sense of professionalism.

Job Benefits:

  • A close knit, supportive team

  • Regular employee engagement activities outside of work including local camp drafts and rodeos attended and competed in during time off.

  • Good camp conditions with staff members either bringing their own transportable accommodation or sleeping in their swag.

  • Above award wages paid based on age and experience.

  • Positions open to both male and female applicants with options for both TFN and ABN employment.

  • Dogs welcome providing they are unseen and unheard.

Only applications via email with a clear concise resume and 2 current references names and contact numbers will be considered - references will be checked. If these are not supplied your application will not be considered.

PLB | REF 20220422