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TRANGIE

LIVESTOCK OVERSEER

NSW

WEEMABAH PASTORAL COMPANY PTY LTD

We are a family-owned business on 10,500 acres on the Macquarie River near Trangie, running beef cattle, irrigated and dryland cropping. We are focused and passionate about building a new model of farming to meet the needs of an ever-changing climate and low carbon economy.

Job Type:

Full Time

Remuneration:

Attractive remuneration package

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until filled

Job Description:

  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Livestock Overseer who is reliable, experienced, self-motivated and passionate about the cattle industry.

  • Duties will be largely stock-focused so experience in holistic grazing management systems, feed budgeting, low-stress stock handling skills and good working dogs would be an advantage. 

  • A sound mechanical knowledge will be required also for general vehicle maintenance as well as farming machinery. 

  • Creativity, positivity, integrity and respect are the cornerstones of our business so we are looking for a team member who can live these values and take actions that speak for themselves. 

  • A growth mindset is absolutely essential.

  • Please note that this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders, nor is sponsorship available for overseas applications.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

STOCK:

  • Stock movement/handling/husbandry including mustering, yard work, vaccinating, calving, weaning etc (good working dogs an advantage)

  • Management of animal nutrition (ie loose licks, supplements, management of calving heifers)

  • Stockyard and fence maintenance/erection

  • Farm yard/Sheds/paddock hygiene procedures (fallen limbs, wire, string, scrap)

  • Pasture grazing and rotation management (including management of grazing records, feed budgeting)

  • Quad bike/Side-by-side operation/servicing/maintenance

  • Management of stock records using Maia Grazing or similar


FARMING:

  • Lateral & pivot operations/maintenance

  • Plant/Engine maintenance and servicing

  • Irrigation infrastructure operation/maintenance

  • Tractor/Machinery (PTO, TPL & Trailed) operation


GENERAL:

  • Weed/Pest control

  • Small plant/engine maintenance and servicing

  • Chemical/Dangerous Goods safe handling/application

  • Chainsaw operation/maintenance

  • Steel fabrication and general building repairs

  • Communicate effectively on all matters with Management, Staff and Contractors

  • Use of ‘To-Do’ app to add jobs accordingly and record when jobs have been completed

  • Willingness to use technology and a ‘Can-Do’ attitude

Job Requirements:

  • Chem Cert Certificate

  • MAIA Grazing experience

  • Agworld (or similar) experience

  • Low Stress Stock Handling Training (desirable, not essential)

Job Benefits:

  • An attractive remuneration package will include a salary commensurate with experience including a lovely four bedroom house and garden on the Macquarie River.

  • There will also be a significant investment in on-going training and development opportunities for the right applicant.


So if you are passionate about agriculture and the future of farming and you are wanting to take the next step in your career then we would love to hear from you. 


Please send a cover letter outlining why you would like to join our team as well as a resume (with references) to Kirsty at mickandmackie@bigpond.com


Please note that this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

REF 20240701

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