EXPERIENCED LIVESTOCK HAND

Kurrajong Park, Coolah NSW

JOB TYPE: Paspaley Pastoral are looking for an experienced Station Hand for one of their signature properties, Kurrajong Park, located 26km North of Coolah, Northwest Slopes and Plains of  NSW.

The operations on Kurrajong Park are diverse and include 15,000 head merino flock, 3000 head Hereford herd plus summer and winter broadacre cropping. 

START DATE: Immediately

IN A NUTSHELL:

  • The role is assisting and reporting to the Property Manager and Livestock Overseer

  • The successful applicant must have 5+ years experience with livestock - with strong knowledge and skills working with sheep/lambs/wool.

  • Ability to work with and train and guide younger staff

  • Current Drivers Licence

  • Trained working dogs

OBJECTIVE:

To work as part of a team in the overall operations of Kurrajong Park including Merino sheep, Poll Hereford Stud, Commercial Poll Hereford herd. You may be required to work outside normal working hours depending on the operational requirements.

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the day to day activities involved in the livestock enterprises. These tasks may include feeding, drenching, marking, shearing and crutching, yard work and weighing of livestock.

  • Actively participate in mustering using four wheel motor bikes.

  • Assist with truck loads in and out of farm

  • Assist with repair and maintenance of water systems

  • Assist in the operations involved with broadacre crops

  • To operate plant and equipment associated with cropping and pasture maintenance

  • Assist with tasks associated with sowing crops and pasture

  • Application of chemical following the chemical recommendation sheets.

  • General repairs and maintenance to farm, plant and equipment

  • Other duties as required

BENEFITS: 

  • An attractive 3 bedroom cottage on farm (suit family) including capped electricity usage will be provided. 

  • There is a school bus to the gate for the local schools (pre-school to Year 12).

  • An attractive salary plus other non-cash benefits (i.e. rations: beef and lamb), all negotiated with the successful applicant. 

  • Paspaley Pastoral offer a supportive, diverse and fast-paced workplace within a well respected and highly regarded Australian owned company with many opportunities to further your career.

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

 

Applicants please present resume’s and 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below.

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