Family owned Talbingo Pastoral Company is a vertically integrated mixed farming business south of Dalby. The business maximises various components of the agricultural supply chain through its operations of cattle breeding, backgrounding and a Santa Gertrudis cattle stud, dryland grain and cotton, irrigated cropping, and a 3,000 head Standard Cattle Units (SCU) feedlot and custom feeding.


Job Type: Full time

  • Iconic Family Farming Business, immediate start

  • Full time Permanent Position, generous above award wages

  • Good work/life balance – 5 days/week and work one in every 3 weekends.

Location: 65km west of Dalby

Job Description: This position encompasses all aspects of the breeding, backgrounding and feedlotting enterprises and requires someone with stock work experience as well as being a capable horseman.  Must be self-motivated and capable of working unsupervised and within a team.

The ideal applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • Capable horseman (own horse/s an advantage) with at least 2-3 years stock experience - i.e. mustering cattle on horseback.

  • Past experience in a similar role 

  • A genuine demonstrated interest or experience working with cattle 

  • Practical mechanical aptitude and/or a working knowledge of basic mechanical servicing and maintenance

  • A positive past safety record and a proven ability to operate plant and machinery safely

  • Proven history of working well as part of a team

  • Current manual driver’s licence

  • A demonstrated commitment to improvement and learning


  • This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to experience all aspects of the beef supply chain and to grow their skills and knowledge in the cattle industry.

  • A 3-bedroom air conditioned home is provided with the position, which has school bus access to Dalby. 

  • Great work/ life balance with 5 days/week and work one in every 3 weekends.

To apply for this role applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work related references.


Applicants without at least 2-3 years experience mustering cattle using horses will not be considered. This is not a role for beginners.


REF | TALB | 20210830 Re-ad 20211015 | ONHOLD 20211101