STATION HANDS (Sheep)
Madura Plains Station, WA
CC Cooper Co. is SA based with 6 main properties and other farms across SA, WA and Western NSW. They have a real drive for innovation and excellence and want to attract the right people into long term careers in the industry. One of their properties is Madura Plains Station which covers 1.8 million acres of Nullarbor plain in Western Australia. It is approximately 700km east south east of Kalgoorlie.
Usually running 50,000 merinos on Madura Plains Station there are 15,000 away on company properties as drought conditions dictate stock movements. CC Cooper & Co have also recently purchased and relocated a Boer goat stud and are establishing a commercial herd.
Madura has undergone a massive development program in the last 5 years. They are currently looking for station hands per below job description.
Start Date: Immediate
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: Madura Plains have a small but incredibly hard working crew who achieve amazing results. The company is focused on providing the best possible animal welfare and ensuring a respectful work place. As well as the duties listed below, they are hoping to find someone who can specialise in running their drone project which is literally just taking off. As well as finding someone with an interest in stud breeding, including data management to help with the goat stud.
Be a confident motor bike rider, preferred experience mustering sheep on a bike
Be competent in general station activities including fencing, waters, labour & repairs
Have experience and knowledge of handling sheep
Animal welfare a priority
Be fit, reliable and motivated
Have a motor vehicle licence
Single accommodation and meals provided
Work with a committed and professional team
We pay above award (depending on experience) with days in lieu for weekends, taken in leave or pay.
This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders
Please send your cover letter and CV (with references) of what you have done in previous roles and what you want to achieve in the future; and ensure your contact details are up to date. Only candidates who meet the criteria will be considered and contacted if shortlisted.
REF | Madura | 20210408