Beef cattle herdsperson

Shelter Valley Land & Cattle based in NW-18-10-20-W4, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P4 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Beef cattle herdsperson 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 timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Shelter Valley Land & Cattle
Position: Beef cattle herdsperson
No. of vacancies: 4
Salary: $16.50 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: NW-18-10-20-W4, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4P4

Area of Specialization: Beef cattle

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

Job Description

  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for maintaining work records and logs.
  • 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 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 consult with animal nutritionists and livestock feed sales representatives to create feeding plans that yield maximum milk production levels.
  • The candidate will be required to identify sick animals and work with veterinarian to determine proper treatment.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain high standards of animal welfare.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • 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 familiar with pasture management and cattle feeding.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of animal welfare as well as excellent animal-handling abilities.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated and capable of making decisions.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • 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 be able to accept criticism while remaining calm and effective in high-stress situations.
  • The candidate would be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a tractor and a feeding and watering system.

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 candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • The candidate will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.

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 have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to handle large work load.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

Work Location Information

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

Benefits

  • Health and Long term benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan and Disability benefits.
  • Under Long term benefits, the selected candidates would get Group insurance benefits.

How to Apply

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

By email

nancor1998@gmail.com

In person

NW-18-10-20-W4
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 4P4 Between 09:30 AM and 07:30 PM

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
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