Job Code: 
2166
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Two months
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Ranch
Occupation: 
Ranch Worker
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Parson (Columbia Valley)
Provincial Area: 
South East British Columbia
Employer
Click for application contact: 
Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
Negotiable
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
House with Utilities included
Accommodation Value Type: 
In addition to wage
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Driver's License (asset): 
1A
Education: 
College or Ag Diploma an Asset
Job Experience: 
2-3 years
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Cow/Calving
Calves
Crop harvest: 
Hay or Straw Baling
Alfalfa/Hay
Pasture
Variety of crops
Farm Machinery: 
Farm Machinery
Haying machinery
Fencing
Ranch Feeding Equipment
Swather
Baler
Seeding
Truck - Trailer
Equipment Maintenance
Tillage Equipment
Duties: 

Kingsclere Ranch, in located in the beautiful Columbia valley south of Golden B.C . This diversified and growing agri-business has interests in beef cattle, forestry, seed production.. Our business has a strong focus on technological innovation, creation and application but is still operates a largely traditional beef cattle business. We place a strong emphasis on family values as well as work life balance, and are located in an dream area for outdoor recreationists.   The golden area is popular for outdoor sports such skiing, hiking, fishing, hunting, motorsports, and paragliding.

Duties:  Successful applicant will be primarily responsible for:

Beef cattle herd: 

  • calving
  • herd records
  • feeding, herd health and animal husbandry
  • field checks

Field operations

  • Field equipment operation
  • irrigation systems management. (3 pivots, 5 irrigation reel guns and possible addition of drip line system operation)
  • operation of equipment
  • haying
  • equipment maintenance and repair
  • fencing
  • land preparation
Job Description: 

Skills and Competency’s

 Experience handling and calving cattle is necessary. Applicant should also have experience operating and maintaining basic farm equipment such as tractors, loaders, cultivation equipment and manure/prill spreaders. Applicant should have a basic understanding of mechanical maintenance and minor repair of farms equipment.

Additional experience on industrial equipment such as excavators and bull dozers and/or class 1 qualifications would be considered an asset but not necessary to apply.

Applicant should have strong desire for working in the agricultural industry be willing to share and implement ideas as well as learn new tasks and skills relevant to the business. Good communication skills and a strong dependable work ethic are essential.

Salary:

Wage or salary is negotiable based upon experience and/or education. Accomodation and utilities in a modern, well kept 3 bedroom house are provided. Additional benefits are negotiable.  This position ideally suited for a career minded family but all applicants with the right experience will be considered.  

Other:  

Seeking someone with interest and willingness to learn and grow in the business.  With a good attitude and willingness to learn we are interested in talking with you! 

How to apply: 

Send info and inquiries via email to Ag Employ as directed.  

Fax info to 403-732-4290

 

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