Job Code: 
2807
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Three months
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Mixed Farming
Occupation: 
Herdsperson
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Fort MacLeod
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Marketed to: 
Male or Female
Indigenous people
Visible Minorities
New Comers to Canada
Employer
Employer Info: 

Van Driel Farms Ltd located at NW 23-8-25 W4, Fort MacLeod, AB, T0L0Z0 has a full time and permanent vacancy for a Sheep & Cattle Herdsperson

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$21.75
Wage Info: 
Hourly
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Accommodation Value: 
See info in Job Description
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
High School or equivalent experience
Job Experience: 
See Experience needed in description
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Calves
Sheep
Crop harvest: 
Variety of crops
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Farm Machinery
Loader
Crop Rotations
Irrigation Systems
Equipment Maintenance
Duties: 

Full time Sheep and Cattle Herdsperson position available.  

Job Description: 

Herdsperson Duties

  • Monitor sheep & cattle health
  • Check sheep & Cattle health
  • Treat livestock for disease as directed by the farm owner and vet
  • Maintain water systems (summer pasture, winter solar systems, etc.)
  •  Responsible for sorting and movement of livestock
  •  Coordinate placement of feed for bale grazing 
  •  Coordinate and implement branding and vaccinating program and activities
  • Implementation of feeding plans for calves

Sileage Duties 

  • Operate planting and harvesting equipment 
  • Oversee growing of silage crops

Wages and Benefits

  • Hourly wage of CAD21,75 per hour.
  • Increases possible based on performance and competence
  • At least 40 hours per week
  • Weekend work and evening will be required
  • Single shared accommodation can be provided off farm for not more than 30 % of gross wages
  • Relocation assistance provided

Experience/Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cattle and sheep
  • Operate tractor
  • English is the language at the workplace
How to apply: 

Please send resumes and 3 references with regular mail to Van Driel Farms, PO Box 2664, Fort Mcleod, AB T0L0Z0 or email it to us at:   ppvandriel@gmail.com

Please do not apply without references. References will be called.

Please follow the method of instruction closely as this also is a test for applicants to determine if they can follow instructions

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