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Rural Funds Management (RFM) is an industry leader managing approximately $2.3 billion in agricultural assets on behalf of retail and institutional investors, including the ASX-listed Rural Funds Group (RFF). We have over 27 years' experience owning, developing, and operating farms in most Australian states.
At RFM, our culture is built on the core principle of 'Managing good assets with good people.' We believe in being precise, offering variety, rewarding effort, and providing a friendly workplace.

Job Type:



Competitive salary based on your skills and experience


Hiring Now


17 May 2024

Job Description:

  • Are you a dedicated and experienced Senior Station Hand or a Leading Hand looking for the next step in your career? 

  • We are looking for an Overseer to help support our cattle operations in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Elevate your skills within the livestock industry by joining our team at Oakland Park Station, an 85,000ha property located just outside of Croydon. 

  • This role will suit those who already have cattle experience with proven skills managing and developing a small team.

  • Couples will be considered for the role with positions also open for station hands.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Station Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the station.

  • Cattle management including management of herd health, herd nutrition, mustering and animal husbandry tasks.

  • General farm duties including repairs and maintenance.

  • Overseeing the implementation and embedding of safety processes and systems on farm.

  • Contributing to a positive and productive working environment.

Job Requirements:

  • You will have demonstrated, station experience either as a Senior Station Hand or Leading Hand.

  • You will have a proven track record operating farm machinery and have sound mechanical knowledge.

  • You will have experience managing and developing small teams and contractors.

  • You will hold a current manual driver’s licence.

  • You will be flexible, reliable, and available to work hours which may vary to meet operational demands (with Saturday and Sunday work during busy periods).

  • You will have a positive, can-do attitude.

Job Benefits:

  • A competitive salary dependent on your previous experience, skills, and qualifications.

  • Your package will include family accommodation, stores, and a work vehicle.

  • Salary continuance and life insurance, and annual bonus scheme (subject to eligibility criteria).

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and covering letter addressing the requirements mentioned above via our website by 17 May 2024. Please note that candidates will be evaluated before the closing date. 

NB. The permanent positions are not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

At RFM we value inclusion and encourage applicants from different backgrounds to apply. A great place to work with good people, striving for precision and excellence in everything we do.

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