Dairy herdsperson

Kenstal Farms Inc based in SE-31-39-03-W3, Box 210, Osler, SK S0K 3A0 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 Evening and Shift. The position of Dairy herdsperson has been approved by the LMIA.

Employer Name: Kenstal Farms Inc
Position: Dairy herdsperson
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $18.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: SE-31-39-03-W3, Box 210, Osler, SK S0K 3A0

Area of Specialization: Dairy cattle

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for feeding and caring for animals.
  • The candidate will be responsible for operating milking equipment to milk cows.
  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate will be required to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
  • The candidate must ensure that all farming and milking equipment is properly maintained.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • 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.
  • The candidate will be responsible for providing food and water to cattle and ensure that supplies remain well stocked so that the livestock never go hungry.
  • The candidate must ensure that farm activities are in accordance with government regulations.
  • The candidate should ensure that the farm has constant access to water.
  • The candidate should be responsible for maintaining adequate stock for animal foods, medicines etc.

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 will be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • 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 must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • 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 should be familiar with recognised milk standards and safe milk harvesting procedures.
  • The candidate must have strong analytical skills in order to effectively assess and resolve any issues with the herd or milk production.
  • 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 should be prepared to work under dangerous work conditions.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • 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 an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • 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 be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

Work Location Information

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

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • The candidate must be able to recognise and treat certain livestock health issues.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.

Animal Care Specific Skills

  • The candidate will be required to prepare food and feed animals.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

By mail

Box 210
Osler, SK
S0K 3A0

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