Full Time Station Hands - Aramac Qld

Drover Ag Manual

Aramac, QLD

Posted 4/4/2021

Full Job Description
Family run cattle station, Above Award Wages
Full Time Employment
Accommodation, Meat and Internet Supplied
Join a young and sociable team of evolving professionals in the Agricultural Industry.

Our clients are a young family partnership who own and operate 3 neighbouring properties north of Aramac and 470km SW of Townsville. They value their team and endeavour to create professional and personal relationships with each employee.
Covering some 110,000 acres and running up to 6,000 cattle depending on season, cattle are bred and traded with weaners grown to feedlot weights. They are currently installing new fencing to begin breeding goats allowing diversification in the business.
We are searching for 2 station hands to join this passionate young team; the successful applicants will be a reliable and honest people who enjoy working in a team environment but also motivated enough to work independently. Strong communication skills are a MUST.

Your duties will include but not be limited to -

Fencing - Assist in building fences, checking, and repairing of existing fences.
Stock work - including but not limited to mustering, branding, carting stock.
Plant and Machinery operating - Skid Steer, Loader, Grader, Dozer, Trucks, Tractor, 2-wheeler, 4-wheel vehicles.
Repairs and Maintenance of plant and machinery - regular services etc.
Butchering - Sheep, cattle, pigs
General day to day station duties - waters/lick run, shed work, welding and fabrication, gardening/lawn maintenance.

Due to the requirements and location of these positions’ applicants with an open driver’s licence and own vehicle will be favourable. Applicants with mechanical trade, machinery operation and or welding experience will be an advantage. HR license also an advantage but not essential.

Above award rates are paid and reviewed quickly for the right people, comfortable (recently renovated) airconditioned single room self-contained accommodation is supplied along with meat and Wi-Fi. No horses are used on these properties.

If you think you can bring value and fun to this team, we really want to hear from you.

To apply for this position, please provide your up-to-date resume with contact details of at least 3 references that can verify your experience. Preference will be given to applicants who supply a cover letter detailing how your skills suit this position.

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