A passion for livestock handling and grazing management.
Able to live, work and thrive both in a team & individual environment.
Able to identify, plan, prioritize, communicate & enact their duties for the short & medium term
To be responsible for the wellbeing of the stock and to apply the practices of Low Stress Stock (LSS) handling when working with stock.
Mustering on 2 & motorbikes.
Able to move around with the camp between our stations for musters & general station duties
Fencing & water construction and maintenance.
Machinery operation, basic maintenance & problem identification 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
Livestock supplement feeding i.e. molasses, protein meals, weaner meals, dry licks etc
That the applicant will keep the accommodation & 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 respective 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
To be a strong team player
To have a developing work attitude and display a high level of common sense.
To work co-operatively with others in the team
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 behaviour while dealing with the general public both in 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 basic mechanical experience
A passion for animals, people & the land
Ability to prioritize and organize self
Ability to work unsupervised
Working dogs are highly recommended for this position but not a must. LP pays an additional $10 / day plus $5 for a 2nd dog (for handy dogs only) plus pays for dogs biscuits. Handy dogs to be determined at the managers discretion.
This is a permanent position with an above award wage & training.
Single shared accommodation with own airconditioned room. Meals and free wifi available
The successful applicant’s will be a part of a team of 7, whilst also managing their section of the station in a rotational grazing method.
Contact Ardie and Kacie on the details below for more information.