Number of Vacancies:
2

Job Posting Length:
8 weeks

Availability:
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents

Business Operation:
Feedlot

Occupation:
Farm Foreman

Employment Terms:
Permanent (year-round)

City:
Iron Springs

Provincial Area:
Southern Alberta

Employer Info:
Kolk Farms Ltd., located at SW22-11-20-W4 and SW3-11-20-W4, Iron Springs, AB is seeking two Farm Foreman to work with hay crops and cattle.  English speaking workplace.  Rural Area.

 

Wage Rate:
20.00/hour

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

Wage Info:
Per Hour

Worker Accommodation:
Will help locate

Dental, health and group benefits available after three months.

Driver’s License (required):
5

Driver’s License (asset):
3A

Education:
High School

Job Experience:
2-3 years crop and cattle experience

Livestock:
Beef Cattle

Crop harvest:
Hay

Duties:

Duties:
Hay crop duties: all duties related to irrigation with hand lines, pivots irrigation. Remove pipes from storage assemble and place pipes in assigned patterns in fields. Adjust the alignment of pipes, operate multiple types of pumps, and adjust valves to start and or adjust the water flow. Operate, maintain and repair all components of a pivot. Use proper material and methods to repair irrigation equipment. All duties related to the production and harvest of hay. Maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements, tractors, and equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, apply chemicals, and harvest hay. Perform some maintenance and adjustments to implements, tractors, and equipment. Evaluate the condition of the hay crop/weather and adjust harvesting activity based on the evaluation. Maintenance of farm structures, loading, and unloading trucks. Removal of excess plant growth from farm grounds.

Cattle duties:
General administration of cattle health. Check pens daily (check cattle for illness or injuries.) Pull and treat cattle with medication. Processing/treating cattle with vaccines and other medications as required. Ensure water systems are operational and repair when needed. Maintain accurate cattle records and quality control/production records. Receive new cattle (tag, vaccinate, etc) and assess cattle health. Move cattle when required, sort to ship, and load for shipping. Assess and supply bedding when required. General maintenance of yard equipment and machinery used for cattle care, assist with maintenance of fencing, corrals, gates, and holding systems. General farm duties as required.

Weekend work is required.

 

What we offer:
A fulltime position on a family run operation with good variety of work. Good working conditions.

 

How to apply:

Send application via email or directly to employer at:  kolkfarmshr@gmail.com

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