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Cattle Herdsperson – NOC 8253

Job Information
Author labourcentre
Date September 13, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Wiens Family Farms Inc.
Salary $20.00 - Per Hour
Location Lomond, AB
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information
wiensfamilyfarmsinc@gmail.com

POSITION: Cattle Herdsperson – NOC 8253
EMPLOYER: Wiens Family Farms Inc.
LOCATION: Lomond, Alberta
JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full-Time
WAGE: $20.00 /hour
# OF POSITIONS: 1
EDUCATION: Completion of high school
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years of experience with cattle
Apply By: As soon as possible
How to Apply: E-mail
Employer Address: Box 39, Lomond, Alberta, T0L 1G0
Land Location: SE1/4 15-15-19 W4
Contact Name: David Wiens
Contact Phone: (403) 739-3762 (please limit phone calls)
Contact Fax: (403) 739-3762
Contact Email: wiensfamilyfarmsinc@gmail.com
Description
Wiens Family Farm Inc. is a 3000 acre mixed farming operation with 150 head of cattle and a 1500-head feedlot. We are a family run company looking for an enthusiastic herdsperson who has previous experience in the same role and is willing to take on supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum 2 years’ experience with cattle
Experience as a herdsperson is preferred
Driver’s Class 5 license is required due to remote locations
A Class driver’s license to operate a cattle liner (hauling cattle home from the field) is advantageous
Ability to drive a quad
Willing to work long hours in peak seasons
Oral communication skills
Problem solving abilities

Responsibilities
Maintain livestock performance records
Keep records of all feeding done on a daily basis
Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
Feed and tend animals
Assist with calving
Operate and maintain agricultural machinery and equipment
Clean stables, barns, barnyards
Perform general farm duties
Supervise general farm workers as needed

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