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Stationhands for Cattle Mustering - Western Australia
3 position(s) | 1 Jun 2020 - 5 months
|Job #||30616||Location||WA - Regional|
|Duration||5 months||Suburb||Pilbara Region / Tom Price|
|Industry||Agriculture||Direction||200kms south of Karratha, WA|
|Hours per week||50+ ($200/day)|
A family-run cattle station is looking for three staff for their upcoming cattle mustering season. These roles start around end of May / early June and will last about 5 months, until end of September, depending on the season.
Work prior to mustering will include some fencing (new and repairs), checking waters, cleaning troughs, and servicing vehicles and motorbikes. When mustering season starts, staff will be mustering cattle with two wheel motorbikes. Cattle duties will include drafting and handling at all levels.
Applicants must have:
- Ability to ride an off road two wheel motorbike
- Good general labouring and hands on skills
- Positive can-do attitude and
- Ability to work in a team
- Good communication skills and willingness to follow instructions
- Excellent English
- Own vehicle
- Previous stock experience preferred but not essential
Pay rate is $200/day. Staff will get days off as work permits, which could be one or two days at a time. Single accommodation and lunch and dinner provided on work days. Breakfast and meals on days off are your own responsibility.
There are only single mens quarters on the station, so these roles will not suit couples.
Only Telstra mobile reception is available at the staff quarters. No mobile phones are allowed when working.
This is an absolute wonderful station to work on. Our three staff from mustering season last year all loved their experience. Two were from the UK and one from Canada.