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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
  • 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 2017 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNTIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION.

Expression of Interest (2017 Opportunities) - All Properties

S. Kidman & Co is now accepting applications for employment opportunities across all roles that may become available for commencement in 2017. As vacancies are confirmed, we will be contacting suitable candidates to progress with the recruitment process.

We require enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates, with good communication and interpersonal skills. The ability and willingness to learn and a strong commitment to safety 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Properties - Apply Now

Gardener/Domestic (Immediate Commencement) - Brunchilly
    Brunchilly Station, located 100km North East of Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, is seeking a full-time Gardener/Domestic for immediate commencement.

    Duties include maintaining large, well established station gardens, along with the maintenance of a swimming pool and cleaning of various accommodation buildings.

    Successful applicants must:
    • Have practical experience in gardening activities, including planting, pruning, trimming, weeding, fertilising, mulching, mowing and watering
    • Have good communication, organisational and time management skills
    • Be self-motivated and able to work autonomously or as part of a team
    • Have a strong commitment to workplace health and safety
    • Hold a current Driver’s licence
    • Have Chemical Users Accreditation (desirable).
    An appreciation for remote rural living is recommended.

    Quality air-conditioned, single room accommodation and all meals are provided. Full terms and conditions of employment may be viewed in the S. Kidman & Co Ltd Enterprise Agreement 2013 available on this website.

    For further information on this vacancy, please contact Jane McCauley on 08 8334 7124.

    Brunchilly - Apply Now

Station Cook (Immedi) - Morney Plains
An opportunity is available for an experienced Station Cook to join the team at Morney Plains Station, located 120 km west of Windorah in South West Queensland. The position is available for immediate commencement.The successful applicant for this role 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.

Quality air-conditioned, single room accommodation and all meals are provided. Full terms and conditions of employment may be viewed in the S. Kidman & Co Ltd Enterprise Agreement 2013 available on this website.

For further information on this vacancy, please contact the Morney Plains Station Manager, Craig Lasker or Nicole Smith, on (07) 4656 4955.

Morney Plains - Apply Now

Station Hand (Immediate Commencement) - Durrie, Morney Plains
Immediate start available for experienced Station Hands on the following properties - Durrie and Morney Plains.

To be considered for these roles, applicants will need to have previous experience with all aspects of Station Hand duties including:
  • movement, handling and monitoring of cattle;
  • use of horses and bikes;
  • general station maintenance and repairs - including fencing & welding;
  • vehicle & machinery operation and maintenance; and
  • land management.
A Class C Drivers licence, experience riding horses and handling cattle in a calm and controlled manner, along with a genuine commitment to work the full season is required.

Quality single, air-conditioned accommodation is available and all meals provided. An appreciation for remote rural living is recommended. Full terms and conditions of employment may be viewed in the S. Kidman & Co Ltd Enterprise Agreement 2013 available on this website.

Durrie - Apply Now

Morney Plains - Apply Now