A world-class agribusiness, Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, has an exceptional opportunity available for a Gardener/ Homestead Maintenance person at Helen Springs Station, NT.

Helen Springs Station, situated in the Barkly Tablelands in the NT, is a 5,600km2 breeding property which runs up to 27,000 head of cattle. The nearest town is Tennant Creek. At Helen Springs, our team enjoys a friendly and supportive workplace where career and personal growth is encouraged. Throughout the year, mustering operations and general station work intertwines with social events across the NT.

Job Type:



On Application




Until Position Filled

Job Description:

Reporting to the Station Manager, the incumbent is responsible for undertaking various gardening duties and maintenance.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining large station gardens

  • Along with the general cleaning, tidiness and maintenance of the station's buildings, guest accommodation and communal facilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Practical experience in gardening and/or horticulture activities including planting, pruning, trimming, weeding, fertilising, mulching, mowing and watering

  • Seif-motivator and be able to work autonomously and as part of a team

  • Good communication, organisational and time management skills

  • A strong commitment to workplace health and safety practices

  • A current driver's licence

  • Chemical User's Accreditation (desirable)

  • Qualification in a relevant area such as horticulture or landscaping (desirable)

Job Benefits:

  • Friendly, supportive team and community environment

  • Quality home-cooked meals and air-conditioned accommodation

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience

  • 7 weeks annual leave entitlements (applies to permanent employees covered by S Kidman & Co Enterprise Agreement 2013)

  • Transfer between stations


This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for advancement after training and experience.


How to apply

  • apply now below online via S Kidman website; or

  • email quoting SKW-HSPGard22. Please include your current resume with referees and a cover letter.


Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.