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Carpentaria Cattle's Strathhaven Station is a breeding operation located approximately 450km northwest of Mareeba on Cape York.  We are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic experienced station hand to work autonomously as well as under instruction of the Manager at the station. 

Start Date: March 2022

Job Type: Full Time

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.

Duties include:

  • Mustering, drafting, processing and trucking cattle

  • Maintenance of equipment

  • Fencing

  • Operating loader and other machinery

  • General station duties as required


  • Experience mustering on a quad bike

  • Stock sense – prior experience is essential

  • Experience welding and operating machinery will be viewed favourably

  • Current driver’s license and own vehicle


  • Competitive salary and food allowance

  • Opportunity to learn and grow with the business

  • Comfortable living quarters including a pool

Please note this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders

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.

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