Job Code: 
2872
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Four weeks
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Mixed Farming
Occupation: 
Farm Worker
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Fort Macleod
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Employer
Employer Info: 

Driland Farms 

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$24-$26 to start.
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
No accommodation
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
Basic
Job Experience: 
Farm background
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Sheep
Farm Machinery: 
Skid Steer
Duties: 

Driland Farms is a growing sheep and crop farm located just 4 km south of Fort Macleod. We are looking for a motivated and caring individual with a keen eye for livestock welfare to join our team as we expand our sheep flock.

Job Description: 

Applicant must be physically fit, willing to perform manual labour around the barns and able to manually handle mature sheep on occasion, as required. Job specific training will be provided. Must be able to work independently and identify tasks and animals that require attention. Experience with livestock is required with preference given to those with specific sheep experience. Will have some flexibility with respect to experience for the right candidate. It is a fulltime permanent position with advancement opportunity for the right candidate as the farm and flock grows. Rotational weekend work will be required. Some Skid Steer experience would be an asset. 

Position is available immediately. Wage dependent on experience and qualifications (Starting at $24-26/hr). Pay raise following a 3 month probationary period.

Tasks include but not limited to:

- assisting with regular feeding and bedding in the sheep barns

- assisting with routine lambing procedures

- processing, tagging, vaccinating and treating of ewes and lambs

- assisting with moving of ewes and lambs within barns and outside corrals

- weighing and sorting of ewes and lambs

- maintaining RFID based animal records

How to apply: 

Send applications via email directly to employer at:  driland.farms@gmail.com

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