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Station Hand

Rural Funds Management Limited Rockhampton, Australia
Posted 12 days ago Permanent Competitive
Station Hand
An opportunity has become available for a Station Hand to join our cattle operations in the Fitzroy River region, near the township of Gogango, "Yarra" is a 4000-hectare station running breeding and backgrounding cattle.

This is an ongoing, permanent opportunity and is not suitable for backpackers or candidates seeking short term work.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Overseer, you will assist with:
  • Cattle management, including conducting animal husbandry tasks, ensuring it is done precisely and safely
  • Farming and pasture programs, ensuring it is done precisely and safely
  • General farm duties including feeding, checking water, fencing, operating machinery, and general farm maintenance
  • Property development programs related to farm infrastructure, pastures, and cultivation.
  • Assist management to achieve production objectives

Requirements
  • You will hold a C class drivers' licence (essential)
  • You will be physically fit
  • You will be keen to learn any livestock handling skills or have experienced working on a farm (preferred)
  • You will have fabrication and welding experience (desirable)
  • You will have experience in maintaining stock and domestic water infrastructure (desirable)
  • You will be mechanically minded
  • You will have good communication skills
  • You will be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • You will carry out your work as directed in a precise, safe and sensible manner
  • You will be flexible and available to work hours which may vary to meet operational demands
  • A positive, can-do attitude is essential

Benefits
  • An above award hourly rate with paid overtime, based on your skills and experience
  • On farm accommodation available
  • Salary continuance and life insurance, and annual discretionary bonus subject to eligibility criteria

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit a covering letter addressing the criteria mentioned above and your resume via our website by 27th June 2024. Please note that candidates may be evaluated before the closing date.

About Rural Funds Management:

Rural Funds Management (RFM) is an industry leader managing approximately $2.3 billion in agricultural assets on behalf of retail and institutional investors, including the ASX-listed Rural Funds Group (RFF). We have over 27 years' experience owning, developing, and operating farms in most Australian states.

At RFM, our culture is built on the core principle of 'Managing good assets with good people.' We believe in being precise, offering variety, rewarding effort, and providing a friendly workplace.

Joining RFM means becoming part of a dedicated team of over 240 professionals, including fund managers, finance experts, horticulturists, agronomists, and farm managers. Whether you are seeking a corporate or operational role, RFM has a place for individuals who are passionate about agriculture and finance.
Job ID  59E2C3188F
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