Dairy Herdsperson

Vermeuland Farms Ltd.

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
  • or equivalent experience
  • Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Outdoors
  • Dairy
  • Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Tasks

  • Handling animals
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Equipment and machinery experience

  • Milking system (automated)
  • Area of specialization

  • Dairy cattle
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Health benefits

  • Disability benefits
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Number of Vacancies: 3
Wages: $14.68 hourly