General farm worker

J & J Cattle Co. Ltd. based in #1 (7140) Empire Valley Road, Gang Ranch Gang Ranch, BC V0K 1N0 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of General Farm Worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. J&J Cattle Company is a family-owned business founded on perseverance and hard work. To us, the cattle industry is more than a business; it is a way of life.

We are committed to raising cattle that are in high demand in today’s market. We may be best known for our high-end Brahman-influenced replacement females, but we offer a wide range of cattle and services to the industry. J&J is ready to assist your operation in reaching its full potential, from stocker and feeder cattle to full service order buying, bull sales and leasing, and custom made bulk feed. 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.

Employer Name: J & J Cattle Co. Ltd.
Position: General Farm Worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $17.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: #1 (7140) Empire Valley Road, Gang Ranch Gang Ranch, BC V0K 1N0

Area of Specialization: Fences

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

Job Description

  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment
  • The candidate must perform preventative and routine maintenance on farm equipment and tools.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate must clean and lubricate machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • The candidate will be required to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
  • The candidate would be responsible for maintaining work records and logs.
  • The candidate would be responsible for operating milking equipment to milk cows
  • 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 assist in breeding programs including artificial inseminations and synchronization
  • The candidate will be in charge of breeding and raising livestock for meat production.
  • The candidate will be required to clean milking parlor after each milking
  • The candidate must ensure milk quality and safety is not compromised by following standards
  • The candidate will be required to maintain high standards of animal welfare
  • The candidate will be in charge of coordinating waste removal.
  • The candidate will be required to review the pens, buildings and other areas to ensure the areas remain hygienic to reduce the risk of injury and disease to the cattle and other workers.
  • The candidate would 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 will be required to use tools to move feed, animals and other equipment to the appropriate areas on the farm in an efficient manner.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain trucks, tractors, milking equipment and other gear to ensure they remain in working order and reduce any repair costs.
  • The candidate will be required to carry out repair and maintenance work for farm machinery and equipment if and when required.
  • The candidate should ensure farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate should be responsible for maintaining adequate stock for animal foods, medicines etc.
  • The candidate will be expected to stay current on new technologies and techniques, as well as to practise sustainable farming methods.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to maintain high levels of hygiene standards.
  • The candidate will be required to 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.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 7 months to 1 year of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate would be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • 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 organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be proficient in handling farm machineries like Tractor and Loader.
  • The candidate should be familiar with pasture management and cattle feeding.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of animal welfare as well as excellent animal-handling abilities.
  • The candidate must have strong analytical skills in order to effectively assess and resolve any issues with the herd or milk production
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be hardworking.
  • The candidate must be willing to learn and follow instructions.
  • The candidate should have good problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate
  • The candidate should be prepared to work under dangerous work conditions
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • 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 will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • 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 handling 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.
  • The candidate should be willing to work standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.
  • The candidate must be self-motivated and capable of making decisions.
  • 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.

Work Location Information

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

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

By mail

PO BOX 4281 STN MAIN
WILLIAMS LAKE, BC
V2G 2V3

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