General Farm worker

Job Information
Author hollyoaksfarm
Date March 6, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company 1267693 Ontario Inc. / HollyOaks Farm
Salary $14.85 to $15.85 - Per Hour
Location Lynden, ON
Category Business / Management
Contact Information
linda@hollyoaks.ca

Company: 1267693 Ontario Inc. / HollyOaks Farm

Company Information and information about the position: HollyOaks is a traditional Canadian farm established in 1857 set in a 100 acres of rolling greenbelt. HollyOaks is a private facility that offers full and field board. Exemplary horse care is a priority, but at the same time caters to the comfort and needs of the client. As part of our services, we provide home grown hay and grain to the horses, since we have hay production at HollyOaks.

Business Address: 3517 Powerline Rd. W, RR#2Lynden, ON L0R 1T0

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

The vacancies are to work with horses’ care and hay production.

Job Description:

Boarding, care, handling of horses
Monitoring animal health (especially be able to notice colic in horses)
Feed and tend animals inside and out
Operate farm machinery and equipment
Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
Farm maintenance
Turning horses out to pasture and returning them to stalls
Handle different types of horses
Groom horses, tack horses
Blanket and put boots on horses
Harrow fields, arena, outdoor arena
Plant, cultivate and irrigate hay crops
Fertilize and spray hay crops
Harvest hay
Examine hay production for quality and consumption

Requirements:

-Education: Not required.

– English knowledge is an asset

– Experience is an asset

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

Work under pressure
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Attention to detail
Fit and healthy to walk to many fields
Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Perform daily routines
No smoking or drinking while working

Salary: $14.85 to $15.85 hourly, 30 hours per week with possibility of more hours

Benefits:

Relocation costs covered by employer
Accommodation is available

Important information:

– This is a full time position. Work schedule is in 2 shifts: Shift 1: from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Shift 2: from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with the possibility to extend hours of work. Work on weekends is required. Days off are set on a rotational basis.

Apply by e-mail to: linda@hollyoaks.ca

Apply by mail to: 3517 Powerline Rd. W, RR#2 Lynden, ON L0R 1T0

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