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.
Until Position Filled
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
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.
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
Complete the online application form on www.kidman.com.au or
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