Paspaley Dry River Station NT

OVERSEER COUPLE

DRY RIVER STATION, NT

The Paspaley Group’s Dry River Station is a 65,000 hectare station near Katherine in the Northern Territory. This working cattle station adds to the strong portfolio of agricultural interests in which the group has developed expertise over several decades. Around 6000 Brahman breeding cows produce progeny for finishing at Melaleuca Station.

Job Description:

The Overseer Couple is to provide support and assistance to the Station Manager in the operations of Dry River. Reporting directly to the Station Manager and in his absence report to the General Manager – Rural Properties. 

NOTE: Before applying, this position would require at least 4 years experience on a cattle station, applications without this experience will not be considered.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To take control of property operations in the managers absence.

  • Supervision of contractors when required. 

Carry out Animal Husbandry practices which includes but is not limited to:

  • Low stress cattle handling

  • Castrating,

  • De-horning

  • Vaccinating cattle

  • Pregnancy testing

 

Maintenance and general duties which includes but is not limited to:

  • Checking water 

  • Fencing 

  • Livestock supplements

  • General maintenance

  • Maintenance and repair of plant & equipment, infrastructure and grounds of the station complex.

  • Weed control 

  • Assist with property developments and projects.

  • Be capable in first aid and emergency medical evacuation if required.

  • To undergo training as required by management.

Benefits:

  • 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom double brick home with air-conditioning and new kitchen

  • Salary will be negotiated.

  • Included on top of salary is fortnightly stores provisions and rations

 

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.

NOTE: Before applying, this position would require at least 4 years experience on a cattle station, applications without this experience will not be considered.

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