The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo) is one of Australia’s largest cattle companies, with properties spanning over 6.5 million hectares.

At NAPCo, we employ over 200 people across a portfolio of 13 stations located across Queensland and the Northern Territory, an award-winning Feedlot and Farm in the Darling Downs and a Corporate Office located in Brisbane CBD. We are seeking talented, motivated and enthusiastic people to join us as a Station Hand at Coolullah, Portland Downs, Monkira or Mittiebah Station.


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

REMUNERATION: Based on experience

START DATE: Immediate


As a NAPCo station hand you will be working with, and learning from, our established teams on station. We are looking for people confident on a horse and/or motorbike, with some experience mustering cattle or similar. We consider working on a family farm or station relevant experience so please be sure to include that in your application. As a station hand your days will vary from mustering and husbandry to fencing, maintenance and general station duties. We are looking for Station hands to join us at – Coolullah, Portland Downs, Monkira & Mittiebah Stations.


  • Experience on a horse and/or motorbike

  • Some experience mustering cattle or similar - desirable but not essential

  • Enthusiastic and energetic with an eagerness to learn

  • Maintaining the highest levels of animal welfare

  • Have a manual car licence.

  • Experience operating machinery & equipment and undertaking fencing would be highly regarded but not essential


  • Permanent full-time positions

  • Private, air-conditioned accommodation

  • Competitive day rates

  • Development and training


Pre-employment requirements:

Prior to commencement, all new employees are required to undertake an Australian National Police Check and are also required to be vaccinated against Q Fever (associated costs covered by NAPCO).


​To be considered please submit an application by attaching a resume and contact details for two references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below. If you require more information regarding the position please contact the NAPCo HR Team on 0429 399 630.

REF | NAPCO | 20210406

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