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Rural Enterprises Australia specialises in rural recruitment, in other words finding and filling farming jobs in Australia such as seeding and harvest positions, station work, dairy farming, farm mechanics and agri business. We have been providing rural employment services for more than 60 years over which time we have developed strong relationships with many farmers and seasonal farm workers.



Station Hand, Wiluna region, WA (REF 153585)

Station Hand required now on a large cattle station located within the Wiluna WA region.  This is a long term, full time position with a view to permanent for the right person.  To be considered, you must be able to demonstrate at least 12 months experience in a similar role.

About the role:

  • Distribute trough and stock feed blocks as required
  • Demonstrating safe and best practice stock handling and management
  • Conduct regular mill runs to inspect water point infrastructure, and repairs as required
  • Maintain the homestead buildings and gardens, workshop buildings and livestock infrastructure including fencing and yards and surrounds in a clean and tidy manner, and perform minor repairs as required
  • Carry out daily vehicle checks and routinely perform preventative maintenance on vehicles, plant and equipment
  • Communicate with management regarding mill and water point maintenance requirements and promptly report major water, windmill, trough, livestock issues, vehicle managements requirements
  • Maintain records and/or daily diaries for observations, infrastructure repairs, maintenance and other events for reporting to management.
  • Team of 3 (manager and contractors)
  • Days/hours as required at peak times, 40 hours per week of work
  • Must be capable of looking after yourself

About you:

  • You will enjoy autonomy and responsibility
  • Minimum 12 months experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated experience with low stress stock handling
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills
  • You will have common sense, honesty, be neat and tidy in both work and personal hygiene, be able to work independently and in a team environment, and be accountable
  • Physically fit and healthy to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Respectful and courteous to others

What’s on offer:

  • Salary - award rate dependent on experience and age
  • Accommodation on site - depending on applicant, there is a 3x1 house available, which includes power and water
  • Landline, satellite phone (for emergency use), tv dish & decoder
  • Fuel allowance and meat allowance subject to approval by management

Facilities in town include:

  • Service station, grocery store/post office, shire offices, school, swimming pool, art gallery/visitor centre, medical centre


NB: Subject to pre employment drug, alcohol and fitness testing.


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Title:
Station Hand, Wiluna region, WA (REF 153585)
Country:
Australia
Location:
WA - Other ~ WA
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
Job Classification:
Stock Person