Dairy farm worker

Carruthers Farms Ltd

$13.70 hourly for 35 to 50 hours per week

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Calving
  • Cattle training
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Weaning
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Milk cows
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Experience and specialization

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Combine harvester
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Forage equipment
  • Haying equipment
  • Lift truck
  • Loader
  • Manure spreader
  • Planting equipment
  • Seed drill
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Swather
  • Tillage equipment
  • Tractor
  • Vegetable harvester

Automated systems experience

  • Bulk grain or feed handling – automated
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Automated environmental control equipment
  • Manure handling and storage
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Storage and silage system

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

To apply for this job email your details to jobs.carruthersfarms@gmail.com

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.
  • If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.



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