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Station Hand

Location: Keilira

Job type: Full-time & Permanent - ***Not suitable for WHV holders and international applicants without Australia work rights***

Purchased in February 2024, we've got some work to do, to bring this property in line with other McBride operations. Come be part of the future of Keilira.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Movement of livestock to paddocks and yards.
  • Ensure welfare of all stock according to company and industry guidelines.
  • Participate in animal husbandry programs.
  • Inspect and report on livestock and pasture conditions.
  • Maintain accurate records using AgriWebb.
  • Participate in all livestock processes including shearing, crutching, lamb marking.
  • Maintain equipment, fences and water systems.
  • Operate farm machinery and equipment as needed

Skills and Experience

While experience is highly regarded, with plenty of opportunities to learn and progress within our company, we also understand that you have to start somewhere, so convince us you have what it takes to be considered! Above everything, we need all candidates to:

  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Have proven time management and organisation skills.
  • Complete tasks as assigned, whether that be alone or part of a team.
  • Be physically fit and willing to giving 100%.
  • Hold a valid driver’s licence. P's at minimum.
  • Holder of a motorbike licence is preferred, however proven experience of being able to competently ride two-wheeled motorbikes is essential.
  • Owners of working dogs are highly regarded.

Benefits and Perks

  • Full-time and permanent role.
  • Attractive base salary and superannuation, based on experience, including the opportunity to earn overtime.
  • Fully expensed on-site accommodation.
  • Mobile phone allowance.
  • Company uniform.
  • Training and development opportunities including career advancement.
  • Fortnightly working dog allowance, and vaccination and registration costs for up to 2 working dogs.

To apply, please send your resume to Aida Ashworth, People & Culture Manager at, or complete the form below. Don't forget to add your resume. Enquiries can be made to this email or by calling 08 82721612.

**Please note you must have full Australian working rights to apply for this position. We are unable to assist with visa applications and sponsorships. This is also not suited for backpackers on a WHV visa looking to complete their 88 days.**

Apply for Station Hand position.

Personal Details

Number of dependents living with you (for purposes of determining accommodation)

Vehicle Licences

If you have any of the following licences, enter the licence number (and class, if applicable) in the fields below.

Please check the boxes of all the motor vehicle classes you are licensed for.

Medical Details

Medical Conditions / Disabilities

Are you aware of any medical condition or other preventing factor relating to your health and physical fitness which may prevent you from performing the duties identified? Should you be employed by the Company; failing to disclose a relevant medical condition or other factor may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Would you be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical examination?

Employment History

Please enter details of your recent employment history, including names & addresses of employers, dates of employment, position(s) held, and reasons for leaving.

Please review the relevant job description in the careers section.

If you would like to send us your resume, please upload it here.

Get in touch

Head Office
Level 1, 165 Grenfell St
Adelaide SA 5000

Postal Address
GPO Box 649
Adelaide SA 5001

P 08 8272 1612 / F 08 8272 4119