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Station Hand

Dampier Downs Broome, Western Australia

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Job Description

First Year Station hand - Broome, Western Australia

We are a progressive, family-owned cattle station 3 1/2 hours from Broome, Western Australia and are currently recruiting for one station hand for the remainder of the 2020 season.

The position is open to both male and female applicants. Experience is not required but applicants must have a positive, can-do approach to life, a genuine willingness to contribute to the team and a real interest in agriculture.

Essential criteria:
• The legal right to work in Australia
• Physically fit
• Manual driver’s license
• Ability to pass a drug test
• Proficient in English - must understand and be able to be understood
• A work history that includes full-time hours (in any field, does not have to be related to agriculture)
• A genuine interest in livestock production
• Non-smoker
• Solo applicant (pairs, couples, groups will not be considered)
• This position is not suitable for a 2019 school leaver (or younger)

Only applicants who meet all the above criteria will be considered for this role.

This is a 100% outside role (no domestic tasks) and duties include cattle work, fencing, machinery maintenance, truck driving and general station duties as required. This is a physically demanding job so must be fit, hardworking and prepared for all day in the outdoors. Please note, there is no horse or motorbike work involved.

While experience is not required as we provide full training, previous experience in one or more of the following areas would be highly regarded:
• Truck driving
• Mechanical knowledge
• Operation of power tools
• Welding
• Machinery operation and maintenance

Must be a practical, hands-on person who genuinely like animals, able to work as part of a small team, clean and tidy and have a sense of humour. Wages commensurate with Award. No dogs. Full terms and conditions will be provided upon application. Please ensure you include contact details of previous employers with your application.

Postcode: 6725 (Broome, Western Australia)

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Dampier Downs

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