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General Farm Worker - Dairy Farm

Date Posted: 11:07:49 2017-11-28
Location: Embro, ON, Canada
Contact Person: Greenholm Farms Ltd.
Company/Business Name: Greenholm Farms Ltd.
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Company: Greenholm Farms Ltd.
Founded in 1843, Greenholm Farms Limited is a small organization in the dairy farms industry located in Embro, Canada.
We have 240 milking cows and 50 beef cattle.
Business Location: 356508 35th line RR1 Embro, ON N0J 1J0
Work location: same as above
Type of Employment: Full time Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Duties:
 Monitoring animal health,
 Feed and tend animals,
 Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment,
 Milk cows,
 Help with sorting of cattle and chasing them to the appropriate area
 Assist with bedding of the cattle
 Clean pens,
 Detect disease and health problems -watch for sick or lame cows and record their number
 Administering medication to cows
 Examine produce for quality and prepare for market,
 Write daily basic progress reports,
 Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in pens

Requirements:
-Education: No formal education required
-Experience: Experience an asset
- Have a valid driver license or able to obtain one
- Speak and write in English
- Willing to work flexible hours, weekends and overtime
- Mechanical skills are an asset

Personal Suitability
Organized, Judgement, Flexibility, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Sitting, Fast-paced environment, Combination of sitting, standing, Standing for extended periods, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Tight deadlines and Overtime required

Salary: $16.00-16.50 hourly, 60 Hours per week. First worker will work Monday to Friday from 6 am to 5 pm and the second will work Monday to Friday from 9 am to 8 pm. Flexibility in scheduling and weekend hours are required (every other weekend).

Benefits: access to meat and food options. Access to transportation vehicles.

 


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