Dairy herdsperson

Steenbeek Dairy Farms Inc based in Varna, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Dairy 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, Night, Weekend and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Steenbeek Dairy Farms Inc
Position: Dairy herdsperson
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $16.58 to $18.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Varna, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of calving.
  • The candidate will be in charge of grooming farm animals.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring animal health.
  • 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 must be able to recognise and treat certain livestock health issues.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep work records and logs.
  • The candidate must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to carry out general farm duties.
  • The candidate will be required to perform specialised animal procedures such as animal identification and hoof trimming.
  • The candidate must feed or assist in feeding.

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 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The type of farm operation is dairy farming.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in rural and remote areas.
  • Accommodation will be provided for the candidate.

Experience and Specialization

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a feeding and watering system as well as 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 able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.

Benefits

  • Health and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Health care plan.
  • In addition to the health benefits mentioned above, the selected 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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