Senior Station Hand (near Yass) | Permanent Position

$20.00 - $30.00/hr

Southern Tablelands, NSW

Details

Pay rate: $20.00 - $30.00/hr

This hourly rate is just a guide. All pay negotiations should be conducted between the worker and employer directly.

Start date: 08/03/2019
Location: Southern Tablelands, NSW
Acommodation provided:

Description

An exciting opportunity has become available to be a part of our sheep and cattle property in the farming community of Bookham – located between Yass and Gundagai, NSW. We take great pride in our family-run Merino and Angus breeding operation, and are a forward-thinking team. You'll have had experience working in a similar role, have a solution-driven attitude and be keen to learn. The job requires an energetic person with a strong work ethic who is competent in Excel. You'll need good communication skills and have the ability to work independently. Private accommodation is available if necessary, and an attractive salary package will be determined accordingly, for the right person. The role consists of the following duties and requires skills to match: Livestock handling and feeding (own working dogs favourable); Use of farm equipment, including tractors and motorbikes; Maintenance of farm buildings, fences, troughs and irrigation; Animal husbandry; Accurate record-keeping/reporting of stock numbers and grazing movements; Mechanical maintenance and welding (experience favourable); OH&S compliance.

Number of workers needed: 1-2
Number of positions filled: 0

Skills:

Labouring Experience
Computer Skills
Machinery Operation Experience
Grain Handling
Best Practice Animal Welfare
Wool Handling
Fencing
Sowing/Seeding Experience
Lamb Marking
Sheep Drenching
Cattle Drenching
Competency in Grazing/Pasture Management
Livestock Handling - Sheep
Livestock Handling - Cattle
Yardwork - Sheep
Yardwork - Cattle
Cattle Vaccination
Sheep Vaccination
Cattle Mustering
Sheep Mustering
Have Good Working Dogs
Calve Marking
Understanding of Safe Working Loads
Tractor Operations

Job Categories:

Livestock
Driver & Machinery Operator
Business and Administration
General Farm Work
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