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Dairy Herdsperson

Dairy Herdsperson
Full Time
Category : General Employment Salary : Experience(s) :  Year


About Dairy Herdsperson

Dairy Herdsperson by Houweling Farms Ltd.

Coaldale, AB • $15.00 to $18.00 / hour (To be negotiated)
2 Vacancies • Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time 40 to 45 hours / week
Start date: As soon as possible • Benefits: Group insurance benefits

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Security and Safety: Criminal record check

Personal Suitability: Excellent written communication, Organized, Team player, Excellent oral communication, Maintain work records and logs, Perform general farm duties, Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment

Equipment and Machinery Experience: Tractor, Feeding and watering system, Milking system (automated), Storage and silage system, Automated irrigation system

Specific Skills: Monitoring animal health

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills: Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers, Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs, Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed, Maintain quality control and production records, Develop work schedules and establish procedures

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills: Handling animals, Feed inventory, Calving, Maintain livestock performance records, Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems, Formulate feeding program, Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs

By email:
By phone: 403-634-8773 from 08:00 to 17:00
In person:
PO Box 1270 • Coaldale, AB • T1M 1N1 • from 08:00 to 17:00