East Kimberley area (Posted 30/07/21)

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Homestead Maintenance/Gardener | Ruby Plains 

Casual position

We have an opening for a Homestead Maintenance/Gardener to join our operations at Ruby Plains Station,  WA. The position offers an excellent opportunity to experience remote rural lifestyle in the picturesque East  Kimberley region.

About the property 

Ruby Plains Station is located in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia with the nearest town of Halls Creek located a relatively short distance away. Expansive, lush lawns and well-established trees  surround the homestead which is located on the bank of a creek, which only flows during the wet season.  The station has a team of around 15 to 20 people, covers 480,000 hectares, and on average runs 24,000  head of cattle. The herd is mainly Brahman with an infusion of Charbray, Coolibah Composite and Wagyu.

About the role 

Reporting to the Station Manager, the Homestead Maintenance/Gardener is responsible for maintaining  large, well-established station gardens and the general upkeep, tidiness and maintenance of the station’s  buildings, accommodation and communal facilities.

To be successful in this role, you will 

  • Have practical experience in gardening activities, including planting, pruning, trimming, weeding, fertilising, mulching, mowing and watering
  • Experience in general maintenance duties
  • Ability to promote and maintain safe work practices
  • Ability to record information and communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Hold a current class C driver’s licence (truck licence an advantage, or be willing to obtain)• A genuine passion for agriculture.

What we offer you 

  • Air-conditioned, single room accommodation
  • Quality home-cooked meals
  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience
  • Ongoing training
  • Friendly, supportive team and community environment.

This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for  advancement after training and experience.

To apply for this special job experience, please email your current resume with

referees to careers@hancockagriculture.com.au quoting GN-RPL-MG-2021 

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock  Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.

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