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S. Kidman & Co employs staff in a diverse range of positions across its 14 cattle properties and Feedlot operation. The Head office is based in Adelaide with our stations located in rural Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Our Feedlot is located at Sedan, South Australia.

Opportunities for employment on our properties may arise throughout the course of the season, which generally runs from mid February to December each year. Positions that may become available include:

  • Bore Runner/Bore Mechanic
  • Cook - Station & Camp
  • Feedlot Farm & Livestock Hand
  • Gardener
  • Head Stockperson
  • Home Tutor
  • Homestead Maintenance
  • Machinery/Plant Operator
  • Mechanic
  • Pilot/Station Hand (Fixed Wing and Helicopter)
  • Station Hand/Stock Hand

If you are seeking employment in any of the above areas, please complete an online application or for further information contact our Adelaide Office on (08) 8334 7100. Resumes and/or other information in support of your application may be emailed to hr@kidman.com.au.

Overseas travellers with a current working holiday visa and who are already located in Australia are welcome to apply for positions, however, should be aware that it is S. Kidman & Co's strong preference to recruit candidates who apart from meeting relevant selection criteria for a position, are genuinely seeking ongoing, full-time employment with the company and in the Australian beef production industry. At this time S. Kidman & Co does not provide employment sponsorship of international job candidates.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNTIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION.

Bore Mechanic/Bore Runner (Commence Dec 2017/Jan 2018) - Naryilco

Naryilco Station, situated in South West Queensland, 110km north of Tibooburra, is seeking an experienced Bore Mechanic/Bore Runner.

Reporting to the Station Manager, you will be required to service, maintain and repair solar pumps and solar submersibles, and other general bore pumping equipment. Other duties include trough and fencing repairs and vehicle and workshop maintenance.

Sound mechanical knowledge of motors and pumps is required, along with a strong regard for workplace health and safety.

Applicants must have good communication skills, be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. An HR Licence and skills in machinery operation are desirable.

Quality a/c single room accommodation is available, and all meals provided.

For further information, please contact the Manager, Kevin Jenkinson, on (07) 4655 4362.

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Expression of Interest (2018 Opportunities) - All Properties

S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd is now accepting applications for employment opportunities across all roles that may become available for commencement in 2018. As job vacancies are confirmed, we will be contacting suitable candidates to progress with the recruitment process.

We require enthusiastic, self-motivated and resilient candidates, with good communication and interpersonal skills. The ability and willingness to learn and a strong commitment to working safely are also essential, as is an appreciation for rural and remote living.

To submit your interest in relevant vacancies that may arise, please click on the "Apply Now" option below.

Recruitment is a competitive process so the quality of your application is very important. Please ensure your application is completed in full and provides sufficient information on your skills and experience, along with contact details for at least 2 recent referees.

S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Head Stockperson (Commencing Jan 2018) - Innamincka
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and energetic person for the role of Head Stockperson at Innamincka Station, situated in the north east corner of South Australia.

Innamincka is a 13,500 square kilometre breeding and fattening property and runs up to 13,000 head of recorded cattle.

Reporting to the Station Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • Supervising and undertaking effective and timely herd management;
  • Recording stock numbers for the livestock information system;
  • Training, supervision and leadership of staf;
  • Maintaining and developing facilities and improvements;
  • Monitoring and responding to land and environmental issues; and
  • Assisting with purchasing.
The successful applicant will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, have a high level of leadership and supervisory experience, be a competent horse and licensed motorbike rider, and experienced in handling cattle in a quiet and controlled manner. A proven ability to keep accurate records, a good grasp of technology and computer literacy and a strong focus on safety in the workplace is essential.

This is a great leadership opportunity for an experienced stockperson with competitive remuneration and high quality accommodation being offered.

For further information, please contact the Innamincka Station Manager, Nathan Keogh, on (08) 8675 9903.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@kidman.com.au.

Applications close Friday, 15 December 2017.

Station Cook (Commencement late January 2018) - Glengyle
Glengyle Station, situated in South West QLD, 50km south of Bedourie is seeking an experienced Station Cook to join their team from late January 2018.

The successful applicant will need to be capable of carrying out the following duties:
  • Planning menus
  • Ordering supplies
  • Preparing tasty, nutritious meals for up to 12 people
  • Maintaining the kitchen, dining room and food storage areas in a clean, tidy and hygienic state and
  • Other duties as required, e.g. light gardening and domestic tasks.
Basic cooking skills and excellent standards of cleanliness are essential. An appreciation for remote rural living is recommended.

Air-conditioned, single room accommodation and all meals are provided.

For further information on the position, please contact Steve or Jeena Cramer on (07) 4746 1236.

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Station Cook (December/January Commencement) - Ruby Plains
We are seeking a full-time, experienced Station Cook for Ruby Plains Station. The position is available for commencement mid-December or early next year.

Ruby Plains is located in the East Kimberley of WA, 50km south of Halls Creek.

The successful applicant will need to be capable of carrying out the following duties:
  • Planning menus;
  • Ordering supplies;
  • Preparing tasty, nutritious meals for up to 20 people;
  • Maintaining the kitchen, dining room and food storage areas in a clean, tidy and hygienic state and;
  • Other domestic type duties as required.
Basic cooking skills and excellent standards of hygiene and cleanliness are essential. An appreciation for remote rural living is recommended.

Quality single room accommodation is available and all meals are provided.

For further information on the position please contact Mervyn Wortley on (08) 9168 8915.

To apply, please complete an online application and/or email a resume to hr@kidman.com.au.

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