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COUPLE (Station Hand & Caretaker)


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Large scale breeding operation located approximately 450km northwest of Mareeba on Cape York.  We are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic station hand (and caretaker partner to perform very light duties around the homestead) for the 2021 muster which will likely conclude by the end of October. 

Start Date: Immediate through until end of October with the possibility of a full time position for the right person.

Location: Cape York region of Northern Queensland with the closest towns being Cairns and Mareeba.

Job Description:
The successful applicant will need to have prior experience mustering on a quad bike and processing cattle, be willing to live in a remote location (with excellent living conditions!) and work with the Station Manager. There is a caretaker role for partner if required - light duties.

Duties include:

  • Mustering, drafting, processing and trucking cattle

  • Maintenance of equipment

  • Fencing

  • General station duties as required

  • Light duties around homestead for partner (caretaker role)


  • Experience mustering on a quad bike

  • Stock sense – prior experience is essential

  • Current driver’s license and own vehicle


  • Competitive daily rate and food provided

  • Opportunity to learn and grow with the business

  • Comfortable living quarters including a pool

To apply for this role applicants MUST present with a current resume and at least two contactable work related references. Applicants applying without this information will not be considered.

CARP CATTLE REF | 20210516