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'Darling Plain' is a 7,820ha beef breeding property, located 130 kms from Rockhampton, QLD.

Job Type:



Negotiable on experience and skills


Mid Jan 2024 or earlier


Until Positions Filled

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Manager for 'Darling Plain', a Regen Ag Beef Enterprise.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This property has had much water and fencing improvements added in the past four years to improve ease of management. 

  • All stock movements are assisted mostly with a side-by-side. Horses and a team of dogs are optional.

  • The land is managed with rotational grazing. You will be making decisions about where and for how long for, these decisions will be made in consultation with the owner. 

  • You will be responsible for maintenance and necessary improvements of fencing and water infrastructure, plant and equipment

  • Have experience in operating machinery

  • Be willing to keep easily accessible records of stock movements, rainfall and day to day operations

  • Assist with future planning and demonstrate a high level of leadership skills  in communication with fellow workmates, key suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders

  • Maintain the house surrounds

  • You will work productively with and direct others in this role

Job Requirements:

  • A demonstrated understanding of and keen interest in the principles of low-stress-stock-handling a must with most of the focus being on the breeder herd. 

  • A passion for building Natural Capital a must with EOV assessments under way. 

  • A keen interest in local ecology and building biodiversity plus a willingness to keep an open mind and consider new learnings will form a basis for easy communication.

  • A keen interest in Brahman cattle, being able to draft livestock to satisfy market requirements and competence in all aspects of livestock management and husbandry required to care for a breeder herd are essential.

  • Happy to work independently and make decisions

  • Applicant to have current drivers’ licence and gun licence.

Job Benefits:

  • A renumeration package will be negotiated and will include a 3-bedroom, insect screened, air-conditioned cottage with established garden, gas, electricity, internet and water supplied.

  • Attendance of workshops and field days to build knowledge are encouraged.

  • The nearest primary school is 21 kilometres away.

To apply for this position please submit your up-to-date resume with contact details of referees. Supplying a cover letter explaining why you are applying for/think you would be suited to this position would be appreciated.

For more information please contact Liz at:

Phone: 0428 568301



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

  • Applications without required skills and experience will not be considered/ responded to.

RFTTE | 20231119

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