Beef cattle farm worker

462074 B.C. Ltd. based in Malakwa, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Beef cattle farm worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift schedules have yet to be determined.

Employer Name: 462074 B.C. Ltd.
Position: Beef cattle farm worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 hourly for 30 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Malakwa, BC

Type of Farm Operations: Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots, Hay farming

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate will be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring cleanliness of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate will be responsible for keeping daily farm progress reports.
  • The candidate will be required to removes dry leaf debris from crop using both hands.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate will be required to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry.
  • The candidate will be required to work in conjunction with large animal vets to provide herd health management, veterinary treatments, and routine vaccinations.
  • The candidate will be required to identify sick animals and work with veterinarian to determine proper treatment.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring animal health.
  • The candidate should be responsible for maintaining adequate stock for animal foods, medicines etc.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain high standards of animal welfare.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate will be responsible for cleaning crops.
  • The candidate will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular weeding activity in the farm.
  • The candidate will be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate will be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • The candidate will be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have good decision making and problem solving skills.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a tractor, manure spreader, haying equipment, and a farm truck.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in rural area.
  • Accommodation facilities are available to the selected candidates.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed.
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