Gardener – Canobie Station

Full-time Australian Agricultural Company
  • Canobie Station, Four Ways QLD, Australia View on Map
  • Post Date : December 11, 2020
  • Apply Before : January 4, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Live-in or Live-out Live-in
  • Meals Provided All
  • Type of Employment Full-time

Job Description

About the business

The Australian Agricultural Company has been passionately perfecting the Art of Australian Beef since 1824. It’s what we do. Not only are we the oldest continuously operating company in Australia, but also the largest producer of beef, with the ability to deliver consistently at scale. We combine generations of farming heritage with stewardship over some of the world’s finest cattle country and the most advanced, innovative technologies available to deliver premium beef to the world’s most discerning consumers.

Location  

Canobie Station is located 200km north of Cloncurry and 280km south of Normanton. The property is a breeding station running predominantly Brahman x cattle. The Cloncurry River runs through the property which provides permanent water. Canobie has a good mixture of black soils and lighter red country, and the properties Alcala and Wondoola are operated as part of the Canobie aggregation.

The opportunity

As a key member of the crew your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Perform your job in a safe manner in line with AACo safety programs and procedures
  • Take responsibility for your safe work behaviour
  • Mow and water lawn areas within the station complex
  • Maintain gardens (pruning, weeding, mulching, watering)
  • Ability to plan and landscape as required (gardens, lawns and water systems)
  • Prepare and apply garden chemicals under direction
  • Feeding of pigs and poddy calves
  • Recycling and rubbish runs
  • Perform routine maintenance as required and report any major repair needs
  • Able to work by yourself, as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to plan daily and weekly work routines

Experience required

  • Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous
  • Experience at managing and maintaining a large garden
  • Landscaping or horticulture qualification an advantage (but not essential)
  • Organisational skills and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Be prepared to live and work in a remote location

Benefits and perks

  • Accommodation and meals included
  • Internal transfer and development opportunities
  • Team orientated environment and active social club

 

Life on station – what can I expect?

  • Collaborative team environment
  • Air-conditioned accommodation and board provided
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Development, training and transfer opportunities

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