Dairy farm worker

Gleann Farm based in Antigonish, NS 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 Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Gleann Farm
Position: Dairy farm worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $20.00 hourly 35 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Antigonish, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of calving.
  • The candidate will be in charge of cattle training.
  • The candidate will be in charge of handling animals.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring animal health.
  • The candidate must harvest crops.
  • 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 will be expected to carry out general farm duties.
  • The candidate must ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.

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.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skill.

Work site environment

  • Farm operations include hay farming, other miscellaneous crop farming, and livestock farming.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • 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.
  • The candidate must be able to work in dusty conditions.

Work setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.
  • The candidate must work in the dairy industry.

Experience and specialization

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience operating a farm truck and tractor.

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.
  • The candidate must have a 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 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 must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

 

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