Cattle Herdsperson

Job Information
Author jdietrichfarms
Date February 20, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Dietrich Farms Ltd
Salary $16.50 - $18.50 - Per Hour
Location Mendham, SK
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information

Looking for someone to work as soon as possible on our rural family farm located NW-21-20-27 W3.  Our operation includes livestock combination farming, hay farming, beef cattle ranching and feedlot, grain, oil and forage crops.  Our working conditions are physically demanding and overtime is required during peak seasons  

The candidate that we would consider would need to have the following skills:

– No formal education required, 2-3 years cattle experience in a herd of more than 500 animals

– Be able to handle animals, monitor animal health, help with calving, operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment, clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens, perform general farm duties

– Equipment experience:  Swather, tractor, loader, sprayer, seed drill, manure spreader, farm truck, haying equipment, combine harvester and forage equipment

– be organized, flexible, a team player, have good oral communication skills, good judgement and effective interpersonal skills.

– be able to drive a manual transmission vehicle

– must have a valid drivers licence

– maintain work records and logs

– Ability to read, write, and orally communicate in English

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