The Lucas Group
  
 
Job Title Station Hand
Date Posted 9/14/2018
Area/Specialty LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION/Mixed
Location Padthaway, SA
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id CR3129
Job Description

- Large-scale beef and sheep enterprise

- Close to Padthaway SA

Our Client

This company is known for producing high-quality beef cattle, fine wool merino sheep and prime lambs on a 10,000-hectare property in the south-east of South Australia.

The company’s goal is to remain in the top 10% of similar benchmarked livestock enterprises across Australia, whilst upholding the strong commitment to improving the ecological health of the property.

Practising low stress stock handling is a high priority for this enterprise, as is maintaining a happy and stimulated workforce.

Position

This will be a hands-on role assisting with the implementation of all day-to-day farming activities. Key responsibilities include:

  • Animal husbandry tasks
  • Keep records of farm activities & communicate to management (notebook, diary & electronic)
  • Maintain machinery, fencing and water points
  • Adhere to Work, Health and Safety (WH&S) policies

Skills and Experience

  • Sound knowledge of animal husbandry, previous experience essential
  • Machinery operation
  • Maintenance of fences & yards and mechanical skills desirable

Person Profile

  • Highly self-motivated, trustworthy, reliable and cooperative
  • “Hands on” approach with the ability to work independently

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Caroline Reichstein on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number CR3129, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

THE LUCAS GROUP