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Senior Station Hand - Livestock

Location: Ashmore

Job type: Full-time

Applications close: 30th September, 2021

Due to a recent promotion, Ashmore Station is now looking for a Senior Station Hand - Livestock to join the team.

Ashmore is a 7,354ha property, located 10kms from Kingston SE and only a short drive to the popular seaside tourist town of Robe. Stocking 30,000 sheep, the property produces fine wool, prime lamb as well as having a 3000 head Angus dominated beef herd.

Role responsibilities:

  • Movement of livestock to paddocks and yards.
  • Record accurate stock numbers.
  • Manage the welfare of all stock according to company and industry guidelines.
  • Implement animal husbandry programs.
  • Inspect and report on livestock and pasture conditions.
  • Maintain records using AgriWebb.
  • Participate in all livestock processes including shearing, crutching, lamb marking.
  • Maintain equipment, fences and water systems.

Required skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven time management and organisation skills.
  • Proven professional standards of work and behaviour.
  • Competently ride two-wheeled motorbikes.
  • Own a team of efficient and effective working dogs.
  • Commitment to a safe work environment and safe working practices on the job.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Fully expensed accommodation including all utilities is provided, suiting a single or couple. In addition we offer a market competitive salary, 20 days holidays, 17.5% annual leave loading, 10% superannuation, working dog allowance as wells as annual vaccinations and registrations for up to 2 dogs and training and development opportunities.

If you have the experience we're looking for please send your resume to Aida Ashworth, HR Business Support at aida@mcbride.com.au or fill out the form below.

Apply for Senior Station Hand - Livestock position.

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Adelaide SA 5000

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