Paspaley Pastoral Rural Jobs

Dry River Station is a 65,000-hectare working cattle property located 120km from Katherine in the Northern Territory and is part of the Paspaley Groups strong portfolio of national agricultural interests. The Station runs approximately 5000 Brahman breeding cows producing progeny for finishing at the Group’s flood plain properties along the Mary River near Darwin.

Job Type: Full Time

  • Competitive salary package including accommodation + keep

Start: Flexible - Feb/ March 2022


Job Description: 

Seeking a young working couple to assist our newly appointed Manager on the station. This is an exciting position with a progressive company and would suit a couple who are looking to further their career and enhance their skills in cattle and cropping operations.


Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • New and exciting opportunity to become part of a cattle and broad acre farming operation.

  • Opportunity to progress career and develop leadership skills.  

  • Supportive and professional team environment.

  • Work for a leading employer in the agricultural and cattle industry.  

  • Pro-active, positive , and  a can do attitude.  

  • Motivated , enthusiastic and honest with an ability work with the Station Manger to work schedules and deadlines.

  • An ability to work independently, also in a team and from time to time with contractors.

  • Experience operating farm machinery and earth moving equipment (can train)

  • Maintenance and care of all farm equipment, vehicles, bikes and water infrastructure, bores and pumps.  

  • Fencing , yards , welding. 


Essential Criteria:

  • Knowledge and understanding of beef cattle production and cropping. 

  • Competent record keeping – cattle numbers and consumables.

  • More importantly the opportunity requires the right attitude and work ethic to work with an exciting agricultural company to further develop your skill set and further your career.   

  • Ongoing training and support for the right couple.   

  • Computer skills preferred, especially Microsoft packages i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Chem-Cert certificate preferred.

  • Must be committed to always providing a safe workplace.

  • An unrestricted driver’s license – current at all times.

  • Australian citizenship or be a permanent resident.


  • If you meet the requirements of this role and are willing to contribute positively to the Paspaley team, we encourage you to apply. In return we will offer you a fantastic lifestyle, an attractive salary package including accommodation + Keep, an opportunity to gain further experience and progress your career with a company who is committed to growing our agricultural interests.​​

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 2 years experience) will be considered and contacted if shortlisted. 

REF | PASP | 20211221 | Position on hiold for accommodation 27 March 2022