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Station Hand & Station Cook/domestic/all Rounder

Brook Pastoral Company Birdsville, Queensland

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

About Us:
About Our Company
Brook Pastoral Company is Brook Pastoral Company is a family owned and operated organic beef cattle enterprise. We run 5 stations in the Far South West of Queensland and the Far North East of South Australia.
Our Property
Cordillo Downs Station is located in the far north east corner of South Australia – 245km SE of Birdsville and 180km N of Innamincka, is 7800sq km, and runs a 7000 head of cattle on average. It is a mixed breeding and fattening property. We supply finished cattle to OBE Organic – Australia’s oldest and most established Organic beef supplier. OBE send our beef product to many countries including the USA, the Middle East, Japan and Hong Kong as well as for domestic supply.
We are seeking a motivated and committed couple or two individuals to join our team at Cordillo Downs station on a contract basis
The Roles
Station Hand
Duties associated with this role:
• All aspects of cattle handling and husbandry (mustering, processing through yards)
• All general station activities and operations (fencing, basic vehicle and motor bike maintenance and repairs)
• Other duties as required
• Camping out will be required
Requirements for this role:
• Reasonable ability to ride 2 wheel motor bike (off road)
• Current drivers licence
• Previous experience in the above general duties preferred but not essential
• A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Good understanding and commitment to animal welfare practices
Station Cook/Domestic/All Rounder
Duties associated with this role:
• Menu and food stores planning
• Assisting with grocery list preparation
• Preparing tasty, nutritious home-style meals for station Team Members and visitors as required (up to 15 people) at the homestead complex and out at the stock camp
• Providing variety to daily and weekly meals
• Maintaining the kitchen, dining room and food storage areas in a clean, tidy and hygienic state; including general cleaning and spring-cleaning activities
• Maintaining kitchen utensils and cooking equipment in good order; and
• Maintaining the cleanliness of the stations living and guest quarters, ensuring staff and visitors have an excellent experience throughout their stay
• Once the cooking/domestic activities are completed, inclusion in the other general station work program (including cattle work and other station duties)
• Camping out will be required
Requirements for this role:
• Current Drivers Licence
• Demonstrated experience in a similar role, cooking for small to medium size live-in groups and providing meals to schedule
• High level of organisation skills to organise daily/weekly work schedule
• Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
• Passion for producing quality, wholesome and satisfying food
• An understanding of dietary nutrition and food hygiene practices
• A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely
• Literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to comprehend operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and procedures
Entry level candidates and those with eligible visa’s are encouraged to apply for both positions
What we offer you
• Air-conditioned, single room or couple’s accommodation
• All meals
• Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience
• Friendly, supportive team & community environment

Postcode: 4482 (Birdsville, Queensland)

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Brook Pastoral Company

Member since: June 2019

We are a family owned and operated beef cattle operation in remote Australia. Cordillo Downs Station is located between Innamincka (SA) and Birdsville (QLD). Our cattle operation is certified organic. All positions here are provided with accommodation and food. Great opportunity to experience life in a remote region of Australia.

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