MACHINERY OPERATOR/ STATION HAND

JUBILEE DOWNS | FITZROY CROSSING, WA

Harvest Road Minderoo Station

Harvest Road Group is an agri-food business with a growing portfolio of fine food brands for domestic and international markets, exporting to over 40 countries. We are a family-owned business committed to improving animal welfare and strives towards industry leadership throughout a vertically integrated beef business and our aquaculture operations. From our 100 years of heritage in beef, to delivering innovative seafood products, our team is spread across the whole of WA working to bring sustainably sourced and ethically raised products to the plates of our customers.

The Opportunity: Harvest Road has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Machinery Operator to join our tight-knit, hard-working team at Jubilee Downs Station, with an anticipated start date of March 2022.  Reporting to the Station Manager, this role plays a key part in facilitating machinery activities across the station and general station duties whilst having the opportunity to help with livestock activities.

Jubilee Downs Station stretches across 220,000 hectares in the West Kimberley, an hour south of Fitzroy Crossing. Half the property is black soil river frontage, and the other half is red pindan. The Jubilee homestead is right on the Cunningham River and bordering the Fitzroy River and the property also has two out stations. Jubilee is running 11,500 head of beautiful high quality Droughtmaster cattle.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day to day operation of modern equipment associated with the annual pasture program.

  • Daily tasks include but not limited to: Grading fence lines, Fire Breaks, Pre-Season paddock cleaning & other general duties in well maintained equipment.

  • Servicing vehicles, mechanical repairs and maintenance of machines as set out by management.

  • Always demonstrate commitment to safe working practices and animal welfare

  • Work closely with the management team to ensure all requirements are met, keeping the big picture in mind

Essential Criteria:

  • Candidates with demonstrated mechanical aptitude will be highly regarded.

  • Previous experience with using a grader and loader

  • Strong focus on safety and animal welfare

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good mechanical knowledge

  • Initiative and problem-solving skills

  • Motivated and hard-working, willing to be part of the small team.

  • Current driver’s license: truck license highly regarded

  • Pass a National Police Clearance and pre-employment medical assessment

  • Possess sufficient fitness level to carry out required tasks

  • Previous station experience, some knowledge with water points and livestock.

Desired:

  • HC or MC license

*Please note:

  • No dogs are allowed

What’s in it for you? The business endeavours to provide a safe, encouraging and family-oriented work environment to all staff, to ensure you have the necessary support to achieve your best results. We are constantly evolving, with long-term career opportunities available for successful candidates with the right attitude.

Remuneration/package includes:

  • Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate, with ongoing career opportunities

  • All meals and airconditioned accommodation

  • A position for your partner may be available, please enquire and include their resume with application

  • Free Wi-Fi available

So, apply now and join one of Western Australia’s largest agri-food businesses. Applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work-related references. 

Should you have specific questions about the role, please contact Kelly.Smith@harvestroad.com

 

Check out https://www.harvestroad.com/ to learn more about our values and other career opportunities.

 

Harvest Road embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply. 

HR MO REF 20220217 | POSITION CLOSED/ FILLED 20220225