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SENIOR STATION HAND | SHEEP

Paspaley Pastoral Rural Jobs

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.

 

Objective: 

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

Benefits:

  • 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 applications@rfttejobs.com. 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