Herd hand

Booneco Feeders Ltd based in Picture Butte, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Herd 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.

Employer Name: Booneco Feeders Ltd
Position: Herd hand
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $21.00 to $25.00 hourly for 35 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Picture Butte, 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 will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate must maintain farm machinery, equipment, and buildings.

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.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication skills.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.

Work Site Environment

  • The type of farm operation is beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a rural area.

Experience and Specialization

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a farm truck, loader, and tractor.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check as well as a driving record check (abstract).

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.

How to Apply

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

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