East Kimberley area (Posted 30/07/21)

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RUBY PLAINS | Station Cook 

Casual Position

We have an opening for a Station Cook 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 

  • Cook 4 meals per day for about 15-20 people
  • Keep kitchen, dining room and food storage areas in a clean, tidy and hygienic state • Prepare a variety of tasty, nutritious home-style meals for station team members • Stock takes on food stocks and ordering groceries
  • Other ad-hoc duties such as light domestic tasks as required.

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • Demonstrated cooking experience and ability to and provide meals to schedule • Safe Food Handling certificate
  • Passion for producing quality, wholesome and satisfying food
  • An understanding of dietary nutrition and food hygiene practices
  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Friendly, accommodating and have positive attitude
  • Literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to comprehend operational and safety instructions and  related rules, policies and procedures
  • High level of organisation skills and ability to communicate clearly
  • Fit and healthy
  • C class driver’s licence

What we offer you 

  • Air-conditioned, single room accommodation and shared bathroom
  • Cooking in an air-conditioned kitchen with new equipment
  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience
  • Friendly, supportive team and community environment.

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

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