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STATION HAND

BRUNCHILLY STATION

NT

S. KIDMAN

Brunchilly spans over 4,500 km2 and has an average carrying capacity of 24,000 head of cattle. Tennant Creek is the nearest township. Expansive gardens and lawns surround the station complex, which includes a swimming pool and social club. Brunchilly prides itself on providing a workplace that encourages personal growth, in a friendly and supportive team-based environment. Throughout the year, mustering operations and general station work intertwines with social events across the Northern Territory.

Job Type:

Casual Position

Remuneration:

Competitive remuneration

Start:

Flexible 2023

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced full-time Station Hand to join our operations for the 2023 season starting end of February to early March 2023. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for advancement after training and experience.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mustering cattle using horses and bikes

  • Attending to all facets of cattle husbandry and processing

  • Carrying out general station maintenance and repairs - including fencing and welding

  • Undertaking general vehicle and machinery operation and basic maintenance

  • Assisting with land and environmental management practices

Job Requirements:

  • Must have prior experience as a Station Hand. Vacancies for entry level station hands will open shortly.

  • Experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle, using calm methods with the advantage of digitalised communication, improved weaner cradles, cattle crushes and yard shading

  • Sound horsemanship and motorbike skills

  • Fencing, stock water and general maintenance skills

  • Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and carry out basic maintenance

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely

  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices

  • Ability to record information and communicate effectively in the workplace

  • Hold a current Class C driver’s licence

  • A genuine passion for agriculture.

Job Benefits:

  • On-the job training such low stress cattle handling, livestock husbandry and animal welfare, basic to advanced motorbike, safe operation of 4 x 4 vehicles and side by side

  • Experienced leaders to help you learn and develop your skills

  • Internal transfer and development opportunities between stations and states

  • Friendly, supportive team and community environment

  • Quality home-cooked meals and air-conditioned single accommodation

 

How to apply

 

To apply you must have either be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a valid visa with permission to work

Ref: 22021201

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