Hog Farm Worker

Bloxslea Farms Inc. based in Burgessville, ON is looking suitable candidates for the position of Hog Farm Worker 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 full time or Permanent employment. The candidate will be required to work during day shift

Employer Name: Bloxslea Farms Inc.
Position: Hog Farm Worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $20.00 hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week
Employment type:  Full time, Permanent employment
Location: Burgessville, ON

Type of Farm Operations: Hog and pig farming, Hog management

Job Description

  • The candidate should be responsible for feeding the animals.
  • The candidate will be required to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
  • The candidate should regularly monitor animal health.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops.
  • The candidate should be responsible for maintaining adequate stock for animal foods, medicines etc.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • 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 identify sick animals and work with veterinarian to determine proper treatment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for distributing food to pigs
  • Observing animals for signs of illness and giving medication when necessary
  • The candidate will be required to performing facility maintenance
  • The candidate would be responsible for checking for proper ventilation and temperature conditions
  • The candidate will be required to assist with problem births
  • The candidate would be responsible for performing artificial insemination or other breeding duties
  • The candidate would be responsible for coordinating waste removal
  • The candidate would be responsible for transporting stock to farms or processing plants
  • The candidate will be required to maintain high standards of animal welfare
  • The candidate would be responsible for directing and overseeing general farming activities such as maintaining pens, sheds and cages, fertilising, controlling pests and weeds, and growing fodder.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain fences, equipment and water supply systems.
  • The candidate will be required to Move livestock to optimise feeding opportunities.
  • 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 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.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • The candidate would be responsible for farm animal grooming.
  • The candidate would be in charge of keeping an inventory of the necessary feed ingredients.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • 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 have their own vehicles with valid driver’s licence

Work Site Environment

  • 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 have no Nausea issues while working in areas with high density of odour.

Work Location Information

  • The candidates will be required to work in Rural area.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is fast paced 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 standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.

Benefits

  • The selected candidate would get Health care plan, Dental plan, Vision care benefits, Paramedical services coverage as part of their compensation package.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate would get Bonus.
  • Under long term benefits, the selected candidate would get Group insurance benefits and Life insurance.
  • Free parking 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]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • References attesting experience
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
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