Employment Opportunities

Stationhand

for Sutherland
Specific Roles:
  • Able to live and work in a team when required.
  • To be responsible for the wellbeing of the stock and to apply the practices of Low Stress Stock (LSS) handling when working with stock.
  • A passion for livestock handling and grazing management
  • Mustering on 2 & 4 wheel motorbikes
  • General livestock husbandry
  • Able to move around with the camp between our stations for musters
  • Fencing construction and maintenance.
  • Water construction and maintenance.
  • Machinery operation & basic maintenance of Tractors, up to HC Trucks, Loader, Toyotas, Bikes etc.
  • To attend weekly meetings to work with the rest of the team to prioritize the operational side of the Lord Pastoral business
  • Mig & Stick welding, oxy & basic fabricating work.
  • Livestock supplement feeding i.e. molasses, weaner meal, dry lick etc.
    Yard building and maintenance.
EXPECTATIONS OF PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE:
Working Expectations
  • That the applicant will keep the sheds in a neat and tidy condition
  • That the tools, motorbikes and motor vehicles are kept in a safe neat and orderly condition.
  • That after use all equipment will be returned to their retrospective places.
  • That the jobs that are set out are accomplished (within reason).
  • That all Workplace Health and Safety rules are followed and common sense prevails.
Personal Expectations
  • To have a developing work attitude and display common sense.
  • To work co-operatively with others in the team and as a team member.
  • To be punctual to work.
  • To exhibit clean and tidy personal habits and act in a way that enhances you and your fellow workmates.
  • To display acceptable social behavior while dealing with the general public both in a work and social situations.
Main Skills Required:
  • Livestock handling experience
  • Willingness, Keenness to learn about the Agricultural industry (if your keen to learn we're keen to train)
  • Integrity and good communication
  • Machinery operating and mechanical experience
  • A passion for animals
  • Ability to prioritize and organize self
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Truck License
Additional info: 
  • We encourage using working dogs (kelpies and collies only, no hanging dogs)
  • Our staff living is singles AC room, great hi speed unlimited wifi and meals cooked.
  • We have a ski boat for weekends in the summer plus there is plenty of races, rodeos and campdrafts locally through the winter
  • We are big on having a great culture and put a lot into training.
  • The successful applicant would be working in a team of 5-8 at Sutherland and have the opportunity to occasionally work on our breeder block Woodstock, 150km north with another crew up there.

Contact Ardie and Kacie for more information.


Sutherland & Runnymede

Managed by Ardie and Kacie Lord based at Sutherland

Ardie: (07) 47 418 748 | Mob: 0428 418 676
Kacie: (07) 47 418 676 | Mob: 0427 104 157

Woodstock, East Creek & Newwater Stations

Managed by Nikko and Jade Lord based at Woodstock

Nikko: Mob: 0428 356 297 | Office (07) 47 418 648
Jade: Mob: 0428 137 842

Camroo Downs

Managed by Kim & Mellissa Iland based at Bayrick

Kim: Mob: 0429008934 | Office (07) 46549304
Melissa: Mob: 0428203887

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