Job Code: 
2784
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Two months
Availability: 
Canadian workers only
Business Operation: 
Ranch
Occupation: 
Cattle production/sales
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Claresholm - Porcupine Hills
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 (SW3-11-29-W4) is seeking a Cattle Ranch Foreman/Woman.  English speaking ranch, rural area, remote location.

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
17.30
Wage Info: 
Hourly
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Accommodation Value Type: 
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Driver's License (asset): 
Education: 
Basic
Job Experience: 
5 years or more
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Cow/Calving
Calves
Yearlings
Horses
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Fencing
Ranch Feeding Equipment
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 handler is a must.

Skills:

Must be motivated and able to work unsupervised.

Run and maintain farm tractors, ATVs, 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 and treat any livestock health concerns, feed livestock, low stress handling)

Horsemanship skills required for training and roping.

Willing to work with a female general manager

Ranch management skills

Open to ongoing continuing education

**Housing is available for a single person only.**

 

How to apply: 

 

Please send resume with three working references to:

 

EMAIL:  ranchdogssw3@gmail.com

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