Mount Yulong – Full Time Stock Hand Wanted
Mount Yulong is currently looking for a Stock Hand to join our team at Telangatuk East, in west of Victoria. Mount Yulong is a well established Poll Merino Stud, and also runs a commercial sheep enterprise. We are passionate supporters of the Merino Industry, and pride ourselves on the quality of what we produce.
We require an excellent team player with a can-do attitude who loves agriculture, in particular working with sheep. You will be responsible for carrying out daily farm tasks to a high standard, in a safe and efficient manner.
The role is diverse, and previous farm experience is essential so that you are capable of carrying our basic farm duties. You must have a passion for learning and developing your skills in Agriculture.
Duties will include but not exclusive to:
Stock handling including assisting with:
o Lamb marking
o Drenching and vaccination
o Pregnancy scanning
o Feeding stock hay and grain
• Mustering stock
o Using dogs
o Motor bikes or farm vehicles
Stud Stock work
o Feeding stud stock in shed- ensuring clean water
o Cleaning shed for stock
o Help with joining and classing programs
o Help with Show preparation of animals including tracking and trimming
o Help with annual On Property Sale
o Attend shows and help with handling, feeding
o May be required to operate tractor for seeding etc
o Help with cleaning of paddocks for cropping- chainsaw work, pushing up piles
o Hay carting as required
o Pulling down of old fences and construction of new fence lines
o Reports fencing issues to the Operations manager
o Use chainsaw to remove limbs from fence lines to stock proof property.
Maintenance of equipment and property
o Cleaning of vehicles, sheds and yards as instructed.
o Vehicle maintenance – reports any issues immediately to Operations Manager
o Takes due care with machinery operation and uses safety equipment as provided.
Collection of Firewood
o Using chainsaw, wood splitter to clear fire wood
o Cart fire wood to homesteads.
Personal qualities we will be looking for are:
• A can-do positive attitude. You must love agriculture and working with animals.
• Responsible attitude- taking responsibility for your actions.
• Attention to detail- seeking to complete tasks to a high standard with or without supervision.
• Communicates clearly and willing to ask questions if unclear on tasks.
• Productive and able to work in a team or on your own.
• Willing to learn and interested in personal growth and development.
• Organised and tidy.
• Reliable and punctual.
• Fit and healthy.