Dairy farm worker

Extondale Farms Ltd. based in Oyster Bed Bridge, PE is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Dairy 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 timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Extondale Farms Ltd.
Position: Dairy farm worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $16.56 to $17.00 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Oyster Bed Bridge, PE

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of Calving.
  • The candidate must be able to handle animals.
  • The candidate will be responsible for animal health monitoring.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will have to milk cows.
  • The candidate must clean stables, barns, barnyards, and pens.
  • The candidate must detect disease and health issues in crops, livestock, and poultry.

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 will have at least 1 to less than 7 months of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.

Work Site Environment

  • The type of farm operation is hay farming.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate will be required to work in confined spaces.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp, dusty, hot, and cold/refrigerated conditions.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.
  • Accommodations will be provided for the candidate.
  • The type of farm operation is dairy farming.

Experience and Specialization

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have previous tractor operating experience.

Automated Systems Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have automated milking system experience.

Area of Specialization

  • The candidate should be knowledgeable about cattle breeding and dairy cattle.

Additional Information

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 required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily 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 sitting positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

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

  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
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