Rural Enterprises

Stockperson, South Stirling WA

WA Great Southern
May 14, 2024
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Job Description

** This position is not available to those on a Working Holiday Visa or those requiring sponsorship*** 
 
Fantastic opportunity for a Stock Person to join our client’s modern and impressive mixed enterprise with both cropping and sheep. The role will be tailored to the right candidate’s strengths and skills, mainly focusing on stock work in their sheep feedlot. Would suit a person with sheep husbandry skill and knowledge. Great location only 75kms from Albany on the South Coast.  
 
Main Duties:

  • The day to day involvement on a sheep feedlot fattening cross bred lambs;
    • Regular stock movements;
    • Regular weighing; 
    • Loading sheep; 
    • All aspects of sheep husbandry could include drenching, tailing, ear tagging and some crutching.
  • Some fencing;
  • Feeding silage;
  • General work around the feedlot – may need to do some weekend work for weighing the lambs with the livestock agent and /or helping load sheep;
  • Some weekend work will be required.

Essential Skills Required:

  • Background in sheep husbandry and knowledge as will be left unsupervised at times;
  • Genuine passion for farming and working with livestock;
  • Basic machinery operating. 

Desirable Skills:

  • Some basic mechanical skills.

What’s on offer:

  • Start Date: Immediate start available, flexible based on candidates availability;
  • Hourly Rate (excluding superannuation): Starting at $31.00 per hour;
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday 7.30am till 5:30pm (some weekend work will be required);
  • Accommodation provided: House is available with full amenities;
  • Our client is also large cropping farm and at harvest they have a cook who prepares the meals for harvest workers, but everyone will receive an evening meal whilst harvest is on – whether you are doing sheep work or fencing or other non related harvest jobs. 

ALL ENQUIRIES WELCOME – PLEASE CALL US ON 9477 6600.

If you are not currently looking for work, don’t forget about our Referral Scheme – we pay YOU $500 if we successfully recruit someone you recommend. Find out more info here:  https://www.ruralenterprises.com.au/employee/referral-scheme