STATION HAND

MINILYA STATION | GASCOYNE REGION, WA

Harvest Road Minderoo Station

Minderoo Group established Harvest Road based on our belief in Australia’s ability to supply sustainable, high quality and ethically grown agri-food products. 

Start: Immediate

The Opportunity:

Harvest Road is currently seeking a driven and energetic Station Hand/All Rounder to join the 2021 Season, based on our Minilya Station, in the Gascoyne Region, WA. 

Minilya Station on the North-West Coastal Highway spans 273,000 hectares bordering the Minilya and Lyndon Rivers and Barrabiddy Creek. Their natural flood zones support a huge variety of pasture and saltbush species and we’ve established buffel grass in our sand hill country. Since buying the station in early 2016, we’ve been upgrading fencing and stock waters to increase efficiency and improve sustainability. Once complete, Minilya will be our specialist Wagyu breeding centre.

This role would suit someone who is willing to learn and build a career, with a strong work ethic and passion to contribute towards and learn about the Northern Beef industry. The successful candidate will become an integral part of a progressive business, with a strong commitment to Australian Agriculture. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Always demonstrate commitment to safe working practises and animal welfare. 

  • Carry out all aspects of station work, including but not limited to, cattle husbandry practises, fencing, machinery and infrastructure maintenance, and machinery operation. 

  • Adhere to the guidance of the station management staff. 

 

Essential Criteria: 

  • Strong focus on safety and animal welfare. 

  • Experience with handling livestock. 

  • Manual driver’s license. 

  • Able to proficiently handle a horse and/or bike. 

  • Motivated and hard-working. 

  • Willingness to be part of a small versatile team. 

  • Pass a National Police Clearance and pre-employment medical assessment. 

  • Possess sufficient fitness level to carry out required tasks. 

 

Desired criteria: 

  • Previous experience on Northern cattle stations. 

 

Renumeration/package includes: 

  • Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate based on skill level. 

  • Training to gain a certificate III or IV in Agriculture is available. 

  • Comfortable shared accommodation, with food provided. 

  • Free Wifi and Telstra mobile coverage available. 

  • 5 weeks annual leave. 

To apply for this role applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work related references. Applicants without required experience will not be considered.

 

Harvest Road embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply. 

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