HEAD Stockperson Job Description
Our aim is to see you personally develop to the best of your potential.
Lord Cattle livestock are known in the industry for their quite temperament.
Natural and Low Stress Stock handling techniques are used to manage the stock.
We are always looking for people who have a passion for the Rural Industry and aspire to attitudes of excellence, a strong work ethic, energetic and self belief and discipline
Work Outline and Description
Safely and effectively perform duties aligned with Lord Cattle safety Work Health & Safety programs, fostering a secure work culture.
Manage livestock welfare as per the Lord Cattle Code of Practice.
Hold a current HR license for this position is a mandatory requirement.
Open, honest, and effective communication with management.
Be fit, able and ready for work on Mondays. Have effective organisational skills. A sound temperament is essential.
Demonstrate proficiency in Natural Horsemanship handling skills and Low Stress Stock handling techniques
( LSS) - This is non negotiable)
Head Stockperson to be a positive influence on the team they lead. To inspire and boost staff morale.
Lead and train your team in various tasks, including working with cattle, machinery, chemicals, maintenance, and general station duties.
Lead and attend team meetings as required daily and weekly.
Organise mustering teams and execute animal husbandry programs as per Lord Cattle requirements.
Uphold accurate stock records and comply with the Lord Cattles Quality Assurance program.
Secure the paddocks, overseeing gates and fences for safety and stock integrity.
Adhere to Maintenance Monday’s: All vehicles, plant & equipment to be serviced every Monday and documented.
This extends to including fencing and solar & submersible bore maintenance when required.
Other general station hand / stockperson roles may also be applicable to this role.
Cattle handling and mustering done with both horse & motorbikes.
Branding | Fencing construction and maintenance| Water construction and maintenance|
Machinery & Vehicle maintenance |Truck driving |Welding.
Feeding Lick supplement to the cattle herd and other associated rural cattle station duties.
Head Stockperson - Stationhand - Stockperson.
▪ Cattle handling and mustering on both horse & motorbikes.
▪ Fencing construction and maintenance.
▪ Water construction and maintenance.
▪ Machinery maintenance Mondays.
▪ Truck driving.
▪ Feeding Lick supplement to the cattle herd and
▪ Other associated rural cattle station duties.
That the applicant must have a willingness to learn and participate in the different thinking programs of the property management and be part of the team environment.
May Downs Rules
1. Turn up fit for work
2. If an issue arises call a meeting.
•If spoken in the meeting it’s constructive
•If spoken in the paddock it’s destructive.
3. Cattle must have a drink and feed every day.
4. We are to look after the land, animals & people.
5. Don’t go out & muster a paddock.
•Go out and handle cattle correctly
•Move cattle straight off pressure
•Never let cattle go without blocking them up.
6. Notice to be given at breakfast if you’re not staying for dinner.