SENIOR STATION HAND | SHEEP
KURRAJONG PARK | COOLAH, NSW
Paspaley Pastoral Company is a well-respected, Australian owned agricultural company that offers equal employment opportunities and career advancement. Kurrajong Park is very well known 23,000ha property in the Coolah district. Kurrajong Park has a team of approximately 12 staff offering a supportive work culture along with its own community living on farm.
To work primarily within the self - replacing merino flock and therefore have a strong interest in the sheep industry and proven knowledge and practical experience over a minimum of 3 years in all activities involved in the health, care and production of sheep. You will be required to work both independently and as a part of the overall livestock team. You will be expected to take responsibility for your tasks and be a good communicator. You will require your own team of good quality working dogs.
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:
To complete all duties in sheep husbandry including drenching, mustering, yard work, crutching, lamb marking, feeding and all other 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
Current Drivers licence and quad bike experience. A HR licence or willingness to gain a HR Licence will be favourably considered
Experience in bores and water systems and knowledge and experience in repairing poly pipe will be favourably considered
To check and report on fences and yards requiring repair and to report any equipment or machinery requiring repair or maintenance to management
Some experience in the cattle industry and a willingness to take part in cattle husbandry duties as required
Assist in loading and unloading of trucks out of hours
Chemical User Certification for the use of chemicals for weed spot spraying, vaccines and drenches
Other duties as directed
An attractive salary with many non-cash benefits including on farm accommodation and capped electricity.
Accommodation is available that is suitable for either singles or families and will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on personal circumstances
Please note this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.
Applicants please present a cover letter your resume with 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below for consideration or direct to . NOTE: only applicants who meet the brief (CV, Cover Letter and min 3 years experience) will be considered and contacted if shortlisted.
REF | PASP | 20210216