OUTSTATION OVERSEER

THARGOMINDAH, SOUTH WESTERN QLD

Moombidary

Weemabah Pty Ltd is an expanding family owned business operating 2 cattle grazing properties between Hungerford and Thargomindah in South West Qld. A position has become available for an outstation overseer on a property 50km South of Thargomindah.

Job Type: It is a full-time position with the option to offer work to the successful applicants partner. There are also job opportunities for the applicants partner in Thargomindah.

Start: Immediate

Job Description: The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day running of this property under the direction of the station manager. The station manager is based on “Moombidary”, approximately 60km from this 2nd property. As such, the successful applicant must be able to fit into a team but also needs to be able to work independently. 

Reporting to the Station Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Monitoring and upkeep of bores and watering points

  • Mustering, handling & monitoring of cattle

  • Use & maintenance of motorbikes for mustering

  • General maintenance & repairs (fencing & welding)

  • Operate machinery as required

  • Helping with station infrastructure development (fencing, poly lines)

 

The successful applicant must:

  • Have experience in the cattle industry, with exceptional cattle handling skills
  • Have the experience and initiative to manage the day to day running of the property

  • Have the ability to carry out property maintenance

  • Be familiar with the operation and maintenance of bores and watering systems.

Key Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, positive attitude to the job
  • The ability to work independently

  • Can follow instructions and work well in a team

  • Comply with company OHS policies

  • Training in low stress stock handling an advantage

Remuneration:

  • Above award wages offered, package dependant on experience an skillset.

  • Comfortable house provided

  • Electricity, Power, Telephone

  • Work vehicle provided

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

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To apply for this role applicants MUST present with a current resume and at least two contactable work related references. Applicants applying without this information will not be considered.

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