Job Description & General Information
General Station Hand / Handy Person / Water Maintenance
This position will first and fore-mostly be responsible for the water and lick maintenance of the cattle stations.
This position will then secondly include the general station hand job description.
Maintenance and service of
Water tanks and troughs, keeping them clean and full at all times.
Motors and generators, recording oil changes.
Submersible pumps, and generators.
Identify delivery of water in liters per second.
Checking holding paddocks and traps are in good order.
Water vehicle, manitou and four wheeler.
Feed out and record any supplementary cattle lick used and needed.
Identifying and report the conditions of cattle and grass per paddock.
Recording rainfall and maintain rain gauges throughout station.
Collecting dung samples to send for faecal sampling when needed.
Skills required for this position
Below are some of the work place jobs and skills that are required for the position as a General station hand / Stockperson.
Cattle handling and mustering on both horse & motorbikes.
Fencing construction and maintenance.
Water construction and maintenance.
Feeding Lick supplement to the cattle herd and
other associated rural cattle station duties.
Please fill out the Rural Application Form located on the Jobs at May Downs station web page Application form at Jobs Page on our web.
Interviews can not be arranged unless this form is completed.