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CATTLE STATION

HEAD STOCKPERSON

WA

RFTTE

This position is for a large WA cattle station, more details can be obtained via the email when applying.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Attractive remuneration reflective of successful applicants experience and skills

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking a Head Stockperson to lead the team at a WA cattle station for the 2024 season and beyond. 

  • We are looking for a candidate with proven leadership skills and excellent communication who can work closely with the Manager.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Head Stockperson will organise, direct and lead their 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 and preferably in a leadership position (leading hand or head stockperson). 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Head Stockperson.

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

  • Experience in leading and mentoring a team of all ages & motivations

  • Prior experience managing 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

  • Accommodation to suit single/couple

  • All meals prepared by an excellent station cook

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

  • Social events such as campdrafts and rodeo

 

To apply please send a Cover Letter addressing the above criteria/ suitability along with your Resume with at least 3 references from a previous employer (these will be checked) and/or for confidential enquiries contact Simon at applications@rfttejobs.com.


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


NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

20240514

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