A S S I S T A N T M A N A G E R – Victoria River Downs Station

Full-time Heytesbury Cattle Company
  • Via Buntine Highway AU, 0852 View on Map
  • Post Date : October 22, 2021
  • Apply Before : December 20, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Live-in or Live-out Live-in
  • Own Transport No
  • 4wd Access Only No
  • Meals Provided All
  • Type of Employment Full-time

Job Description

Heytesbury Cattle Company is one of Australia’s largest cattle producers, with over 160,000 head, on approximately 25,000 km2 across the Northern Territory and eastern Kimberley region of WA, employing over 80 people.

Located approximately 350 kilometres south of Katherine, Victoria River Downs Station includes Humbert River Outstation and combined they run approximately 14,000 breeders, with a total herd over 34,000 head covering 3,800km2.

Reporting to the General Manager – Operations, we are seeking an Assistant Manager, or experienced Head Stockman ready to take that next step in their career. The successful candidate must have experience in a large-scale breeder operation.

You will be self-motivated with a strong work ethic, communicate well and be a team player. A high level of leadership is essential in directing, motivating, and training staff to carry out the day-to-day activities, including herd management, animal husbandry, fencing, infrastructure maintenance, weed, and pest management, while also being across the operations at Humbert River Outstation.

Strong attention to detail and accuracy in recording data, a high level of cattle and horse handling skills, along with a focus on safety in the workplace is essential. The ability to preg-test would be highly regarded.

This is a hands-on role that will see you out in the yards as well as attending to office duties.

Being a successful family-owned business that has operated for over 35 years, we understand the importance of balancing work and lifestyle, with opportunities to attend social events, campdrafts, rodeos, visiting local gorges, fishing, or enjoy a BBQ with some friendly in-house competitions.

Offering opportunities for training and professional development for a long-term career within Heytesbury Cattle Co.

Competitive salary package, with a partner support role available, this role would suit an individual or couple looking to progress their careers.

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