Herdsperson NOC 8253

Job Information
Author labourcentre
Date December 7, 2016
Type Full Time
Company Lowe Ranches Inc.
Salary 18.50 - Per Hour
Location Nanton, AB
Category Miscellaneous
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EMPLOYER: Lowe Ranches Inc.
LOCATION: Nanton, AB
JOB TYPE: Full-time / permanent
WAGE: $18.50
# OF POSITIONS: 1
EDUCATION: Post –secondary education related to agriculture is an asset
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year of cattle farming experience within last 3 years
How to Apply: Email
Employer Address: P.O. Box 598, Nanton, AB, T0L 1R0
Contact Name: Don Lowe
Contact Phone: (403) 333-5754
Contact Email: loweranches2016@gmail.com
Description
We are a family mixed farm with 17 000 acres of grain and 1 000 heads of cattle looking for dedicated individuals with a farming background to join our hard working team.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Formal training with focus on agriculture is an asset
• Minimum 1 year of cattle farming experience within last 3 years
• Ability to recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
• Willing to work long hours in peak seasons
• Valid driver’s license. 1A Class driver’s license to operate a cattle liner (hauling cattle home from the field) is advantageous
• Ability to drive a quad
• Problem solving skills

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 as directed by Farm Manager
We appreciate all applications, however only candidates who meet requirements of the job will be contacted.

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