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Senior Station Hand - Urana, NSWDrover Ag Recruitment
The Role An opportunity for an experienced station hand has become available to join the team at Cocketgedong station. The mixed farming operation runs across 22,000 hectares and is primarily focused on merino sheep, they are currently running a flock of 10,000 joined Merino ewes and 3000 Merino wethers. Additionally, they run 100 Hereford cows and have 3000 hectares of winter crops including barley, wheat, and canola.
The property operates modern equipment and machinery and well-maintained fencing with good sheep-handling yards spread across the property. We are seeking an experienced and hardworking station hand to join the team in undertaking all day-to-day operations, including Animal husbandry- mustering on quadbikes (well-trained working dogs welcome), drafting, drenching, vaccinating, lamb marking and shearing/crutching. Cropping duties- machinery operation, sowing, spreading, and spraying.
Farm duties- Maintenance of machinery/vehicles, livestock water checking/maintenance, and fencing. This position will suit someone who has had a couple of years of livestock or farming experience that would like to join a passionate team and keep expanding their skills. The offer There is an attractive remuneration package to be negotiated with the successful candidate which includes a comfortable 4-bedroom family home ideally located right next to the beautiful Colombo creek, a new work ute, and a meat allowance.
Conveniently located 30kms from the regional town of Jerilderie there is access to all amenities including schools, healthcare and supermarkets. The ideal candidate To be considered for this role, you should have most of the following attributes Experience in livestock handling and cropping. Fencing skills- repairing and new fences.
Knowledge of farm machinery operation and maintenance. Ability to work both in a team and autonomously. Enthusiastic and forward-thinking.
Open-minded and result driven. Want this job? If you feel that you’re suitable for this role, please apply with your current resume along with the names and details of a minimum of three references who can be contacted. Preference will be given to those who supply a cover letter indicating their suitability for the role.
Family-owned mixed farming operation - Sheep, cattle and cropping Work autonomously and in a team. 4 -bedroom home located on Colombo creek..