Dairy farm worker

Peeters Dairy Ltd. based in Calmar, AB 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, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Peeters Dairy Ltd.
Position: Dairy farm worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated) 40 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Calmar, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of calving.
  • The candidate will be in charge of handling animals.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring animal health.
  • The candidate must 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.
  • The candidate must be able to recognise and treat certain livestock health issues.
  • The candidate will be expected to carry out general farm duties.
  • The candidate will be required to keep track of work records and logs.
  • The candidate must keep livestock performance records.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, livestock spraying or shearing, and disinfecting pens, barns, or poultry houses.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programmes.
  • The candidate must ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate of secondary (high) school graduation or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 to 5 years 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.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral communication skills.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.

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 Loader and Tractor.

Automated systems experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a milking system (automated).

Area of specialization

  • The candidate should be knowledgeable about dairy cattle.

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • 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 able to distinguish between colours.

Benefits

  • The candidate will receive On-site housing options.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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