A world-class agribusiness, Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, has an exceptional opportunity available for an experienced Station Hand to join our operations at Glengyle Station, Queensland.
Hancock Agriculture has a long history in Agriculture. With over 30 properties across Australia, spanning 10 million hectares, we are one of the country’s largest producers of beef with a herd of over 320,000. Hancock Agriculture provides you a career in an exceptional organisation you can be proud of, whose culture includes, “happy healthy cattle are the best cattle”. Using practical technology, we are leaders in responsible safety.
Until Position Filled
We are currenty seeking a Station Hand for Glengyle Station.
Glengyle is situated in the Channel Country of south west Queensland. It spans 5,500 km2 and on average, runs approximately 10,000 head of cattle. Fed by the reliable Georgina River system, flooding channel country waterways flow through the majority of the property. The property is ideal for breeding and growing its high-quality Santa Gertrudis herd.The station has a friendly, supportive and dedicated team of staff who conduct a wide variety of tasks that ensures the smooth running of the station.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Station Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:
- 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
- Training will also be provided.
At least one season working at a cattle station
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 (truck licence an advantage, or be willing to obtain)
Hold a Motorbike Licence (preferred or be willing to obtain)
A genuine passion for Agriculture.
Air-conditioned, single room accommodation
Quality home-cooked meals
Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience
Training, career development and advancement opportunities in our widespread organisation
Friendly, supportive team and community environment
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 online via S Kidman website; or
Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.
SKW-GLEN-SH-2022 | Updated 20221122