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Do you want to work in the cattle industry with a family enterprise which is committed to the industry, to our staff and to the welfare of our properties and livestock? Our properties are located across northern and southern Qld, with the current vacancies based at Elton Downs in QLD, located 80km/ 40 minutes from Hughenden.

Knudsen Cattle place considerable value on the important balance between genetics, grazing land management and nutrition, and understands the nature in which this balance determines sustainability and long-term outcomes.

Start: Immediate or Season 2022


Remuneration: Competitive pay, dependent on experience


Job Description: To join our enthusiastic team, we are looking for a Leading Hand who will be working directly with the manager, with the following essential/ desirable criteria:

  • Proven Leadership Skills, someone who is able to take on added responsibility when it is needed.

  • Current farm experience, minimum two years (mustering is done on bikes)

  • A current driver’s licence (a truck licence would be really good)

  • As well as experience, we also consider that being a team player with a great work ethic and attention to detail is equally important.

  • Trade and/or mechanical skills would be considered a bonus!


We encourage and support training and professional development. Involvement in the local community is encouraged, as is pursuing your own personal goals.  


  • Single/couple accommodation is included

  • Work for partner if required

  • A new communal kitchen and recreation facility is underway.  

Interested applicants please forward a current resume detailing work experience with at least two relatable and contactable references. NOTE: only applicants who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if shortlisted. 

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