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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:

A 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. Breed of cattle is Droughtmaster.

  • Competitive rate in the Pilbara region

  • Immediate start for right candidate

  • Meals and Accommodation provided (on site living)

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:

  • Experience within the 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

  • Current manual drivers license

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

Job Benefits:

  • Immediate start for the right candidate

  • Meals and Accommodation provided

  • Strong pipeline of upcoming / ongoing work

  • Very competitive rates

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

  • Communal kitchen, dining & rec room

Click on the Apply Button to apply with your resume and at least 2 contactable references or for more information please contact Jennifer at

Please note

  • **We will only accept applications from applicants who have current working rights in Australia. We cannot assist with visa or sponsorship applications. 

  • You must also have a current driver's licence**

Rio Tinto 20240229 | Cl Filled 20240313 | RP 20240415 | CL 20240515

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