Australian Agricultural Company

Dundee Downs, NT

Posted 11/22/2020

Role: Butcher

Location: Brunette Downs Station

# of openings: 1

About the business
The Australian Agricultural Company has been passionately perfecting the Art of Australian Beef
since 1824. It's what we do. Not only are we the oldest continuously operating company in Australia,
but also the largest producer of beef, with the ability to deliver consistently at scale. We combine
generations of farming heritage with stewardship over some of the world's finest cattle country and
the most advanced, innovative technologies available to deliver premium beef to the world's most
discerning consumers.

Brunette Downs is situated 350km north east of the nearest town, Tennant Creek. Mount Isa,
Queensland, is 660km south east of Brunette Downs and is the Station's main service town. The
property comprises of mostly open downs country and is involved in the breeding and
backgrounding of the companies Australian Composite.

The opportunity
In the role of Butcher, you will be a resilient, energetic and self-motivated individual, keen to get
stuck in, get the job done and see the importance of and enjoy, working as part of a team.

As a stand-alone butcher you will work closely with our chef to break down, cut up and make small
goods for the station’s consumption. Your work will vary, and you will have access to a variety of
tools and equipment.

Having slaughter experience and/or a trade qualification is advantageous but not critical for this
role. Experience working as a Butcher will be highly regarded. Reporting to management, you’ll
play a key role in contributing to our positive team environment.

This role is also a key support to the station and you will be asked to conduct other tasks weekly
such as rubbish runs, gardening maintenance, and various other tasks. The ideal candidate will be
resilient, energetic and self-motivated.

Key Responsibilities
Breakdown, cut up and make small meat goods
Carry out duties in a planned way - organising materials and equipment prior to

commencing work
Manage and maintain hygiene standards for your work area
Work closely with the cook, so they can prepare exceptional meals for our station
Operate equipment and machinery as required
Support the station in various other tasks, such as rubbish runs, garden maintenance and

other tasks as required


Experience in a similar role preferred however not essential
Ability to support and work towards safe work procedures
Willingness to work and live remotely
Ability to operate in a stand-alone Butcher role

Benefits and perks

Accommodation and food included
Active social club and communal lounge
Onsite air-conditioned gym

Life on station - what can I expect?

Annual Brunette races
Camp drafts, rodeos and charity events
King Ash Bay hosts some of the best fishing the NT can provide only a 5 hour drive

north from the station
Brunette owns a fishing boat for use by all staff on booking and one ski boat for the

water hole that is a two minute walk from the homestead.

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