Job Code: 
2227
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
3
Job Posting Length: 
Six months
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Feedlot
Occupation: 
Beef Cattle Hersdperson
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Picture Butte
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Marketed to: 
Male or Female
Indigenous people
Employer
Employer Info: 

Ken Van Raay Inc. located at NW7-12-21-W4, Picture Butte, AB T0K 1V0 is seeking 3 Beef Cattle Herdsperson for their feedlot.  English Speaking location.  Rural area. 

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$19.00-$23.00
Wage Info: 
Hourly
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Accommodation Value: 
Shared accommodation $120.00/month
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
Basic
Job Experience: 
1-2 years
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Fencing
Feed Truck
Duties: 

Wage increase upon performance review after three months.  Relocation costs considered upon interview and hiring.

Benefits: Disability, Medical and vision care.

 

Physically demanding, combination of sitting, standing, walking.  Outdoors

Be able to work well with others.  Continuous learning.  Basic English.

 

Job Summary

Expected to check individual pens for sick or distressed animals.  Once animals are identified, the employee is expected to treat that animal with the correct drug to prevent death or continued sickness.  Expected to identify new incoming cattle and associate them with a lot name and number given by employer.  Process each animal with the proper protocol (Drug, Tag and Pen).  Must have horse riding skills.

 

Specific Skills

-General administration of herd health

-Check pens daily, check cattle for illnesses and injuries, pull and treat with medication where necessary, recording with computer software

-Processing/treating cattle with vaccine and other medications

-Ensure water systems are operational and repair when needed

-Maintain accurate cattle records, quality control/production records, using computer software

-Receive new cattle (tag, vaccinate, implant, etc) and assess animal health

-Move cattle when required, sort to ship and load for shipping

-May be required to supervise 1-2 crew members

-Assess and supply bedding when required to cattle

-General maintenance of yard equipment and machinery used in cattle care, assist with maintenance of pens, including scraping/hauling manure as required or bedding cattle, general maintenance of fencing, corrals, gates and holding systems.

-General farm duties as required.

How to apply: 

Please send resume with three references to:

EMAIL:  lorivr@barrhill.ca

FAX:  403-757-2103

Company website:  www.barrhill.ca

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