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Experienced Farm Hand- King Island

Drover Ag Recruitment

A unique opportunity for an experienced farm hand to join a family-run Angus enterprise on beautiful King Island, Tasmania. The role An exciting position has become available for a passionate experienced farm hand to join Waverley Station on King Island, Tasmania. With ample green feed and abundant rainfall, King Island provides an ideal location for the successful candidate to expand their skillset and become part of this industry-leading enterprise.

The property runs a progressive self-replacing Angus herd of 10,000 breeders over 20,000 acres of prime grazing country. Waverley Station’s vision is to provide Australia and the world with premium grass-fed beef. They are seeking a hard-working person with extensive experience in the cattle industry to join the team in undertaking day-to-day operations including- All aspects of animal husbandry- Cattle work, pregnancy testing, joining, calving, and vaccinating.

General farm duties- Checking and repairing water infrastructure, pasture management, fencing, and operation of on-farm machinery. Strong teamwork, effective leadership, and people management. This role will see you handling livestock in a low-stress manner, with the use of side-by-sides or quadbikes for mustering (dogs are welcome to be used).

Your contributions will be highly valued. The offer There is an attractive remuneration package to be negotiated based on the candidate’s experience along with a comfortable 3-bedroom home with a fireplace for heating, all utilities will be covered including electricity. A work ute and fuel will be provided.

Located 15mins from Currie’s welcoming community, there is access to supermarkets, schools, and healthcare. Join a team of individuals with a passion for agriculture on the pristine island where balancing work, family life, and recreation is easy with a slower pace of life and a friendly, supportive community. The ideal candidate To be considered for these roles, you should: Have extensive experience in the cattle industry.

Be open to agricultural progression by adopting new technologies which in turn advances the business A willingness to work hard and to a consistently high quality The ability to manage your workload independently A passion for working with cattle Ready to settle in a long-term position. Excellent communication skills Have a teamwork approach to your workday Want this job? To apply for this position, please submit your up-to-date resume along with a minimum of 3 references that can be contacted. Preference will be given to those who supply a cover letter indicating why you would be suited to this role.

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Date22 November 2022

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type Full Time

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