OVERSEER/ MACHINERY OPERATOR & COOK

ABOUT US

Gibson Grazing is a proud family owned and operated business with involvement in the beef industry for over 50 years. Their properties are located in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

These positions are vital to the business and team operation and will suit a couple who are happy to work and live remotely. A can-do attitude and the ability to jump in and do whatever is required to get the job done is essential, including assisting the Station Manager as required.

LOCATION: Bulloo Downs Station, Thargomindah, SW Queensland.

START DATE: ASAP

JOB TYPE: Full Time

OVERSEER & MACHINERY OPERATOR:

Reporting to the Station Manager, this will be a varied role in which you will have the opportunity to utilise multiple skills and experience.

 

Your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Mustering cattle using motorbikes;

  • Overseeing station hands;

  • Attending to cattle husbandry and processing;

  • Carrying out general station maintenance and repairs – including fencing and welding;

  • Undertaking general vehicle & machinery operation and basic maintenance;

  • Maintenance of station roads, fence lines, airstrips and fire breaks;

  • Undertaking earthworks as required, including cleaning out of dams and turkey nests;

  • Operation and general maintenance of Grader

 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant earth works experience operating a Grader (ticket preferred);

  • Cattle station experience;

  • Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and carry out basic maintenance;

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely;

  • Ability to observe general property needs ie. Fencing, livestock health, waters;

  • Great communication skills;

  • A current HR licence;

  • A current Class C Drivers Licence

STATION COOK:

Your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Provide breakfast, lunch and dinner for approximately 6 – 8 people, 6 days a week;

  • Maintaining a happy, tidy and clean kitchen;

  • Responsibility for gardening including: watering, mowing, fertilising, pruning and pest control;

  • General cleaning of storeroom and visitor’s cottage when required

 

The successful applicant will possess the following skills & attributes:

  • A passion for cooking;

  • Previous experience in a similar role;

  • Great communication skills; 

  • Happy to work and live remotely;

  • A proactive, positive and energetic attitude; 

  • Must be physically fit and able to cope with the Channel Country climate; 

  • Driver's licence essential

WE CAN OFFER YOU BOTH:

  • Air-conditioned accommodation;

  • All meals;

  • Attractive remuneration dependent on experience.

Applicants please present your resume with 2 or more work references who are contactable.Please note only applicants who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if short-listed.

BULLOO DOWNS, QLD

REF | GG | 20210222

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