Job Code: 
2399
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Six months
Availability: 
Visible Minorities
Business Operation: 
Ranch
Occupation: 
Cattle production/sales
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Claresholm
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Marketed to: 
Male or Female
Indigenous people
Visible Minorities
Veterans
New Comers to Canada
Employer
Employer Info: 

Burton Cattle Company Ltd. - located in the Porcupine Hills, southwest of Claresholm (SW 3-11-29-W4).  English speaking ranch, rural area, remote location.

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$17.30
Wage Info: 
Hourly
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
High School
Job Experience: 
5 years or more
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Cow/Calving
Calves
Yearlings
Horses
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Farm Machinery
Skid Steer
Duties: 

The ranch is a cow/calf/yearling operation that runs approximately 400 mother cows and encompasses approximately 8700 acres with forestry permits.  We use stockdogs to work the cattle.  We also raise, train and sell horses.  Our yard is high maintenance and arborist experience is an asset.  The family has a protection dog, an experienced dog handler is a must.

 

Job Description: 

Skills:

Must be motivated and able to work unsupervised

Run and maintain farm tractors, atv's, chainsaw and skid steer

Arborist experience an asset

Must be an experienced dog handler

Must be able to work long hours with some heavy manual labour.  Weekend work is required.

Record keeping and computer skills.

Communicate with various vendors and track inventories

Animal husbandry skills (recognize symptons early and treat sick livestock, feed livestock, low stress handling)

Horsemanship skills required for training and roping

Wiling to work with a female general manager

Ranch management skills

Open to ongoing continuing education.

Wage increase upon performance review after three months and periodically thereafter.

Housing available for single person only. Persons applying with family will need to find other accommodations. 

How to apply: 

Please send resume with three working references to:

Burton Cattle Company Ltd., Box 2024, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0

EMAIL:  ranchdogssw3@gmail.com

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