The Lucas Group
 
Job Title Station Hand
Date Posted 1/11/2018
Area/Specialty LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION/Mixed
Location Kilmore, Seymour Region, VIC
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id GL2926
Job Description

- Fine wool Merino Sheep

- Beef Cattle

Company

Passionate about agriculture, this family has been farming for generations, with farming enterprises operating across three different properties in the Kilmore, Seymour region of Victoria. This mixed livestock enterprise currently runs a self-replacing Merino flock, based on Banavie blood, in addition to, prime lamb production from cast for age Merino ewes and first cross ewes and a small Angus herd. Stock health, animal welfare and a safe workplace are all high priorities.

Position

Under direction from management, assist with all aspects of the property’s day to day operations to maximise the productivity and profitability of the properties without compromising pasture conditions, stock welfare, WH&S or human resources

Key Responsibilities

  • Stock work and general animal husbandry
  • Farm maintenance
  • Tractor driving, feeding out hay
  • Olive grove upkeep

Skills and Experience

With previous experience in a livestock enterprise, you will possess a sound knowledge of general livestock husbandry with a willingness to further learn and develop. Demonstrating enthusiasm and initiative, you will also be proficient with general farm maintenance and operating and maintaining farm machinery. You will also have an unrestricted driver’s license.

It is an advantage to have any of the following:

  • Front end loader or Tractor licence
  • Motor bike licence
  • Chemical users certificate
  • Truck licence

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package that includes a 3 bedroom house 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 GL2926, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

THE LUCAS GROUP