POSITION: Station Hands

LOCATION: Cape York

START DATE: Late June early July

COMPLETION DATE: Approximately November

 

Bush Recruitment is currently recruiting 2 experienced male Station Hands to work on a cattle station in Cape York. In this role the successful applicants will need to have experience in moving cattle on 4-wheel bikes adhering to low stress stack handling techniques. You will be doing yard work involving drafting, vaccinating, and branding. There is some fencing jobs to be done on this station. Some bore work and equipping troughs will be done at the end of the cattle work.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

– Experience in mustering and handling cattle on 4-wheel bikes

– Knowledge of low stress stock handling techniques

– Ability to work in a remote location

– Strong communication and teamwork skills

– Experience with drafting, vaccinating, and branding cattle

– Some fencing experience preferred

– Must be available to start in late June or early July

– Must have a valid driver’s license

– One recruit will need an MR license

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Mustering and handling cattle on 4-wheel bikes

– Use of low stress stock handling techniques

– Yard work including drafting, vaccinating, and branding

– Fencing tasks as needed

– General station maintenance and upkeep

– Working closely with other station hands and following instructions from station manager

– Adhering to all safety protocols and procedures

– Maintaining a clean and organized work environment

 

BENEFITS:

– Opportunity to work in Cape York

– Competitive salary and benefits package, own ABN preferred

– Excellent accommodation provided

– All meals provided

– Opportunity for ongoing employment with a well-respected company

– Gain experience in various aspects of station work. To apply for this position, please email your resume to jobs@bushrecruitment.com.au

Bush Recruitment primarily focuses on permanent staff positions which are not suitable for individuals on a Working Holiday Visa.