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In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 17 mines, four independent port terminals, a rail network spanning nearly 2,000 kilometres and related infrastructure, all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand. They are one of the world's leading producers and exporters of iron ore and also have one of the largest Pastoral leases in the Pilbara.

Job Type:

Full Time


Very competitive rates


Immediate Start


Until positions filled

Job Description:

In conjunction with our partner Rio Tinto, WorkPac are excited to present this unique opportunity for experienced Station Hands/Ringers to work at Rio Tinto's iconic Pastoral Stations:

  • Hamersley Station

  • Rocklea Station

  • Juna Downs

Collectively, these stations stretch across approximately 770,000 hectares in the heart of Western Australia's breathtaking Pilbara Region. These stations are in close proximity to Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Newman respectively, nestled either side of the beautiful Karijini National Park and 3 hour drive to the coast of Karratha. 7,500 head of cattle. Breed of cattle is Droughtmaster.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

What you will be doing:

  • Participate in the mustering and processing of livestock by vehicle and motorbike

  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of farm infrastructure, including fencing, gates and water troughs, to ensure they are in good working condition

  • Operate and maintain machinery and equipment safely for various tasks including land management and animal transportation

Job Requirements:

To succeed in this role, you will require:

  • 2+ years hands on experience within the Agricultural, Cattle & Pastoral Industry

  • Demonstrated experience in mustering and processing cattle

  • Sound knowledge and skills relating to vehicle, plant, fencing, water points

  • Demonstrated previous experience operating 4WD's and Motorbikes

  • Desirable but not essential - experience operating Trucks, Loaders, Bobcat, Forklift

  • Open C Class driver's license or HR Driver's License

  • Able to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical including drug and alcohol testing

Job Benefits:


  • Immediate start for the right candidate

  • 5/2 Roster (5 days on, 2 days off)

  • Meals and Accommodation provided (on site living)Strong pipeline of upcoming / ongoing work

  • Very competitive rates

  • A culture driven work environments

  • Single contractor quarters with private ensuite separate from the main homestead

  • Communal kitchen, dining & rec room

  • Low stress handling

Click on the Apply Button to apply with your resume and at least 2 contactable references or for more information please contact the Recruiter, Brianna Harris at Workpac on 02 6571 8906 or

Please note

  • Applications without required experience (2+ years hands on experience within the Agricultural, Cattle & Pastoral Industry) will not be considered.

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Rio Tinto

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

Workpac Rio Tinto 20231116

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