Farm hand

JMN Contracting Ltd based in Qualicum Beach, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm hand 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 schedules have yet to be determined.

Employer Name: JMN Contracting Ltd
Position: Farm hand
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $1,500 bi-weekly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Qualicum Beach, BC

Type of Farm Operations: Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots, Hay farming

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 should have a minimum 5 years or more of working experience in similar industry.
  • 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 should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • 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 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 would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate will be required to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • 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 must perform preventative and routine maintenance on farm equipment and tools.
  • 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 wet or damp, dusty,  hot and cold environments.
  • 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 have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a tractor, tillage equipment, a sprayer or duster, a manure spreader, a loader, haying equipment, and a fertiliser applicator.

How to Apply

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

By email

jmncontractingltd@gmail.com

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • References attesting experience
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