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Swine Herdsperson

Posted by: Gelderman Farms
Posting date: October 03, 2019      Closing date: January 03, 2020
Job location: Abbotsford - BC, Canada
Salary: 22.00 per hour
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Agriculture & farms
Job id: 20191003-173936

Job description:


 

Position Summary

Gelderman Farms is currently seeking a Swine Herdsperson to join its team.  The main responsibility is to help us monitor the health of animals.  We are looking for someone who has prior experience working in a hog and pig farming operation.  The role requires someone comfortable in a farm setting and handling equipment to perform farm duties.

 

Job Detail

Job Title: Swine Herdsperson

Positions Available: 1

Salary: $22.00 per hour for 40 hours per week

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Language: English

Start Date of Employment: As Soon As Possible

Vacation: 4% of gross salary in lieu of vacation time

Work Location: 35805 Vye Rd, Abbotsford BC

Employment conditions: Must be available to work early morning, morning and day shift.  The position is physically demanding and you will be standing for extended periods of time.

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years of relevant experience

Security and Safety: Must own/wear steel-toed safety boots and have a valid driver’s license.

 

Job Description

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Processing pig litters
  • Weaning
  • Follow safety and bio-security procedures
  • Manage feeding program and watering system

 

Job Skills

  • Organized
  • Attention to Detail
  • Handling Animals
  • Excellent communication skills

 

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Apprentices, Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, and Youth

 

How to Apply

By email: jageld@shaw.ca

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