Station jobs available now

25th January 2018 10:14 AM

Thanks to Ringers From The Top End for this list of current rural jobs.


Farrcombe Contracting currently has an exciting position available for someone who enjoys a combination of roles.

We are looking for someone with basic cooking experience to cook for up to 10 people. Smoko, cold meat and hearty dinners. Although we are camped out we do not expect you to cook on an open fire. BBQ, oven, running water and electricity are available in a small air-conditioned kitchen.

This person will also be required to be organised enough so that they can attend the mustering days. Applicants must be able to ride a horse and have previous station or cattle experience.

At times other domestic duties will be required (some light cleaning, packing/unpacking camp, fuelling generator, feed horses etc).

The pay will depend on the level of your skills and experience.

We are camped out all year so you will live in your swag. We like to attend campdrafts and rodeos on our time off.

Our season normally runs from March to December but depends on the rain.

This position is for an enthusiastic person who enjoys being challenged.

Also looking for a male stationhand so this position may suit a couple.

Email resumes (with two references) to


Looking for station hands to join our team for the 2018 season. Applicants must be able to ride a motorbike or horse preferred both.

Previous station experience preferred but not essential.

Duties will include but are not limited to mustering, drafting, processing cattle, fencing water runs, feeding lick and all other general station duties.

Stock camp is based in Cloncurry but travel around all our places. All meals and accommodation is provided. Pay well above board.

Phone: 07 47468533



We're chasing a few fellas for mustering, fencing and equipping bores among other station duties. Located outside Marble Bar, WA, the position is immediate start. Best suits a willing & lively young bloke.

Call 0438 528 026.


9 x station hands

6 x bore runners

5 x head stockman

3 x jackaroo

2 x machinery operators

2 x caretaker couples

1 x farm hand

To apply or enquire for any of these positions call 07 4637 6900 or email


Sophie Downs Station is looking for experienced ringers for the 2018 season.

Applicants must be able to ride a horse and must have cattle mustering experience.

We are also looking for a Camp Cook, applicants would need to cook for approx. 15 people.

Phone (08) 9168 8913 or email to apply or for any further information.


PLB Contract Mustering is seeking employees to fill a limited amount of positions for the 2018 mustering season.

PLB operates three contract mustering and fencing camps throughout QLD, NT and WA with the majority of the work being carried out in the Kimberly and Pilbara regions of Western Australia.

Mustering is done with motorbikes, horses and bull catchers with both branded and feral cattle being handled throughout the season.

Season typically starts in late March and goes through until mid to late November.

Applicants must have experience with cattle mustering and processing and be willing to camp out and work as a team. Positions open to both female and male applicants.

Please send resumes to with at least two work related referees attached to the resume.


Station hand position available to start ASAP, located in SW Qld, the applicant needs to have knowledge in all aspects of working on a cattle station, the applicant will require a driver's license.

HC truck license and gun license will be viewed favourably, must be a self-starter who is able to work alone as well as a part of a team, must be able to ride two wheel motorbikes, accommodation will suit a family (No work for partners).

For more details or email resume with two references to


Contractor looking for 2018 mustering crew.

Must be:

-          Hard-working

-          Enthusiastic

-          Energetic

-          Must have cattle experienced

-          Can work unsupervised

One cook that can cater for seven blokes cooking keeping the camp clean and willing to help out when needed in yard, camp van provided and outdoor cooking on open fire.

Resumes and references to, call 0488 932 994 for more details.


Seeking a couple or family for cattle property situated north of Charters Towers.

Full time position will involve all station duties including mustering and fencing. Horse knowledge is a necessity. Work for partner by negotiation. Access to primary school bus run. Family owned and operated business.

Phone: 07 4788 5566.