EXPERIENCED STATION HAND

Kurrajong Park, Coolah NSW

JOB TYPE: Paspaley Pastoral are looking for an experienced Station Hand for one of their signature properties, Kurrajong Park, located 26km North of Coolah, Northwest Slopes and Plains of  NSW.

The operations on Kurrajong Park are diverse and include 15,000 head merino flock, 3000 head Hereford herd plus summer and winter broadacre cropping. 

START DATE: Immediately

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • To assist management with the Livestock enterprises of Kurrajong Park.

  • To work as part of a team and to take responsibility for tasks which require you to work independently.

  • From time to time you may be required to work outside normal working hours.

  • You will be required to train and keep your own working dogs. 

  • You will be expected to complete your work in a safe manner and treat animals humanely at all times.

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist in all livestock husbandry including drenching, mustering, crutching, lambmarking, calf marking, feeding and all other cattle and sheep handling procedures

  • To have a clear understanding of the welfare of livestock and the ability to communicate to management any concerns or advise in relation to water and feed requirements and overall well -being of livestock

  • To check and report on fences and yards requiring  repair and to report any equipment or machinery requiring repair or maintenance  to management

  • Assist in loading and unloading of trucks  out of hours

  • Chemical application following recommendations and perform grain processing procedures and supplementary feeding programs

  • To operate plant and equipment efficiently and competently

  • Other duties as directed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience and skill in both sheep and cattle husbandry and fully trained working dogs are essential

  • You will also need a current driver's licence and experience in operating farm machinery and quad bikes. 

  • A current HR licence is not essential but would be favourably considered.

BENEFITS: 

  • An attractive 3 bedroom cottage on farm (suit family) including capped electricity usage will be provided. 

  • There is a school bus to the gate for the local schools (pre-school to Year 12).

  • An attractive salary plus other non-cash benefits (i.e. rations), all negotiated with the successful applicant. 

  • Paspaley Pastoral offer a supportive, diverse and fast-paced workplace within a well respected and highly regarded Australian owned company with many opportunities to further your career.

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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.

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