Job Code: 
Number of Vacancies: 
Job Posting Length: 
Three months
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Beef Cattle Hersdperson
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Marketed to: 
Male or Female
Indigenous people
Visible Minorities
New Comers to Canada
Employer Info: 

Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd located at South 1/2 27-10-16 W4   - PO Box 4616, Taber,  AB.   T1G2C9

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
Wage Info: 
Full Health Benefits
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Accommodation Value: 
Shared accommodation available for Single persons.
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
High School or equivalent experience
Job Experience: 
2-3 years
Job Duties
Beef cattle
Crop harvest: 
Farm Machinery: 

Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd., a 4th Generation family farm in Taber AB, that currently operates a 5500 head feedlot and we have a summer grazing operation.  We are very a very dynamic, diverse, company that has a focus on regenerative agriculture. We are looking to add a key Full Time person to our team. Wages negotiated periodically depending on performance of employee. English speaking Workplace.  

Skills Required
Skills Required: 
Computer Skills
Job Description: 

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Monitor health of cattle

• Deliver basic treatments to cattle

• Assist Veterinarian when required

• Monitor cattle feeding behavior

• Follow procedures for cattle health and welfare

• Use computer system to record treatments to cattle efficiently

• Removal of dead stock from pens

• Assist with bedding & placing hay in cattle pens

• Maintenance and cleaning of the processing barn, medicine room and all medical tools

• Settle cattle after receiving into their new pen

• Process and vaccinate cattle according to sex, weight, body condition score, source and feeding plan

• Perform Yardcrew Maintenance requirements and logs

• Follow low stress cattle handling procedures

• Ensure all waterbowls are working daily

• Maintain cleanliness of yard, buildings, machinery and tools

Other Duties to Include:

• Shipping and receiving cattle

• Feedlot maintenance

• Yardwork / Snow Removal

• Irrigation

• Basic care and maintenance of equipment

• Waterbowl maintenance and fence repair

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

• Cattle herd health background with 2-3 years’ experience providing the basis for the ability to treat and diagnose cattle. An animal, production, or agriculture college diploma an asset.

• Low stress cattle handling training an asset

Preferred Skills:

• Ability or knowledge in animal health and welfare

• Willingness to learn and continually improve low stress cattle handling

• Ability to run loader and drive tandem truck

• Ability to confidently use computer

• Ability to work with other team members

Working Conditions:

• Outdoors under various weather conditions

• Physically demanding

How to apply: 

Send a complete updated resume with working references and Cover Letter to:

Must be legal to work in Canada

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