Station Hand

Full-time Buchanan Downs
  • Buchanan Downs Station Buchanan Highway Daly Waters AU, 0852 View on Map
  • Post Date : November 15, 2020
  • Apply Before : January 14, 2021
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Job Detail

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

Job Description

Job Description Station Hand

The position will include (but is not limited to) the planning, organising, coordinating and performing of operations to breed and raise beef cattle for breeding stock and sale.

Tasks include:

  • Raising livestock for the production and sale of high quality live meat; mustering drafting weaning, marking, vaccinating and all other aspects of animal husbandry
  • Herd recording
  • Monitoring health and condition of livestock
  • Monitoring pastures, water and fodder supplies
  • Moving livestock to optimise feed available and supplement when needed
  • Conducting general cattle farming/station operations
  • Maintaining plant and vehicle functionality and environs; diesel generators and solar system
  • Assist to coordinate purchase and delivery of supplies; plan ahead
  • Transportation and delivery of cattle and other commodities; unloading and loading trucks of produce and cattle
  • Efficient and timely maintenance of fences, equipment and water supplies
  • Efficient operation, repair and maintenance of  motor vehicles and plant
  • Managing, planning and communicating with owner
  • Train and supervise staff and contractors when required
  • General assistance and participation in all aspects of station life to ensure a safe and harmonious team

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