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Rio Tinto are seeking Expressions of Interest for the role of Hamersley Station Overseer based Pilbara cattle station. The Role will report through to the Pastoral Station Manager, who is based in Perth. The station neighbours the iconic Karijini National Park and is within driving distance of Milstream National Park, Ningaloo Reef and the Dampier Archipelago.


Hamersley is approximately an hour away from both Paraburdoo and Tom Price. There is Telstra coverage at the homestead, and some coverage across most of the property.


This opportunity will provide the successful applicant with a challenging and diverse role. 


Key requirements for this role are:

  • Overseeing the coordination of running the Pastoral property in line with Rio Tinto standards and in consultation with the Pastoral Management team

  • Frontline leadership ensuring staff are working consistently with Rio Tinto standards

  • Management of Contractors on site

  • Ensuring staff are checking water points for correct operations, equipment pumping, tanks holding water, troughs full of water and clean, livestock are able access enough water, equipment maintained to required standard

  • Demonstrate a strong focus on health and safety, ensure all aspects are carried out safely and efficiently

  • General maintenance and cleanliness of all property infrastructure including fencing

  • Mustering livestock for marking and sales in accordance with the mustering schedule

  • Following animal husbandry procedures

  • The ability to train staff to a high level

  • Keeping and providing accurate records of stock movements, draft sheets, animal husbandry including vaccine records, fuel & oil use purchases and daily rainfall

  • Stock yard maintenance for the safe handling of livestock

  • An interest in Research & Development and the ability to assist in R&D projects


The ideal candidate for this role will hold the following attributes:

  • Significant management experience in the Pastoral Beef industry

  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of all aspects in Cattle Animal Husbandry including mustering & processing

  • Capable and experienced horseperson

  • Ability to teach and train stockpersons in horsemanship and cattle handling skills in a safe manner.

  • HR licence, Firearms licence or ability to obtain.

  • Strong communication skills combined with the ability to keep and maintain records

  • Basic computer skills

  • Understanding of heritage obligations under the agreements with Traditional Owner groups.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to build and maintain a positive work environment


What we can offer you:

  • Position may be available for a partner with suitable experience. (If applicable, please include their resume with your application).

  • Three-bedroom house, meals and utilities are all included.

  • Working dogs and horses are negotiable.

  • Competitive remuneration

Applications for this position are invited by providing a copy of your employment history (resume) and a short cover letter. NOTE: Applications without this information will not be considered. Apply via button below or send CV to Sim Mathwin.

RIO TINTO REF | 20220228

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