Minara Resources is wholly owned by Glencore International and operates the Murrin Murrin Nickel Cobalt mining and refining project in the Goldfields region of Western Australia. Minara employs approximately 1,000 employees and contractors at its Murrin Murrin Operations, making it one of the largest single site employers in Western Australia.
In addition to the mining and refining project, Minara currently manages and operates four pastoral stations, which cover a combined area of 939,258 hectares and located within the shires of Leonora and Laverton.
We currently require an experienced, self-motivated Pastoral Coordinator to plan, coordinate, support and evaluate Minara's pastoral operations. Based at Glenorn station and reporting to Murrin Murrin Operations' Environmental Manager, you will coordinate operations across Minara's four pastoral leases. Glenorn and Nambi station current run just over 1700 head of cattle, while Yundamindra and Minara station are currently destocked with the homesteads being maintained by caretakers. Each station has a main homestead, contractor quarters, shearing sheds and yards.
As the Pastoral Coordinator, you will be responsible for:
Maintenance and management of pastoral livestock to maximise revenue
Mustering and marketing of livestock
Maintenance of infrastructure such as fences, water points, yards, machinery and buildings
Control and management of feral animals and declared plants
Supervising and mentoring staff to ensure they work in a safe, productive manner
Financial management and budgeting, including marketing and sale of pastoral production
To be considered for this role, we require that you meet the following selection criteria:
WA "HC" class Driver's Licence
Formal education within the Agricultural or Pastoral industry (desirable)
Extensive knowledge of, and experience within, pastoral or agricultural industries
Demonstrated experience in machine operations (such as motorcycle, 4WD, grader, loader, tractor, aircraft)
Sound knowledge and skills relating to vehicle, plant, fences, water points and buildings maintenance and repairs
Experience in managing costs and budgeting
Good computer skills including word processing, presentation and spread sheet applications
Good communication skills, including strong report writing and presentation ability
The homestead at Glenorn Station is located approximately 30kms from the town of Leonora and is well-appointed with air-conditioning, telephone and television connectivity and is fully solar powered. As Pastoral Coordinator, Minara will provide you with a work vehicle and covers the cost of your fuel, food, phone and power whilst employed on site.
Minara Resources pride themselves on being an employer that offers excellent staff benefits. As a fulltime employee, you will receive a competitive remuneration package that includes a number of additional benefits such as; 12% superannuation, site allowance, medical allowance, study support and monthly production bonuses.
If what you've read so far has sparked your interest in working for Minara Resources, please follow the prompts and apply - we look forward to hearing from you!