Sluys Holsteins Inc. is a commercial dairy operation located in Clinton, ON. They milk approx. 650 cows with additional young stock on two locations. We currently have an opening for two Dairy Herdspersons.
Employment type: Permanent, full time (40h/week) (2 vacancies)
Work Locations: Sluys Holsteins Inc, 38420 Jenkins Road Rd., R.R.#1 + 80493 Base Line Rd., R.R.#1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0
Business Address: Sluys Holsteins Inc., 80493 Base Line Rd, R.R. 1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0
Salary/benefits: $15.90 per hour
Position Summary: Reporting to the farm manager, the Dairy Herdsperson is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities on the dairy farm and will supervise the work of general farm workers.
- Formulate and carrying out feeding programs appropriate to production groups;
- Carry out a breeding program;
- Perform Artificial Insemination
- Maintain livestock performance records;
- Able to read computerised automatic prepared performance records;
- Recognize certain livestock health problems by “good eye” and by alarm in cow monitor;
- Treat certain health problems in livestock;
- Handle sick livestock;
- Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
- Maintain quality control and production records
- Troubleshoot error messages send external rotary milking parlour;
- Perform general farm duties (a.o.: milking, hoof trimming)
- Care for calves and young stock
- At least 1 year of relevant experience is a must;
- Experience with external rotary milking parlour system is preferred;
- Candidate should be mechanically inclined to identify milk parlour errors;
- Successful completion of relevant post-secondary education in livestock husbandry is preferred.
- Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment is necessary.
- Ability to communicate in the English language.
Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume and at least two relevant references to Sluys Holsteins Inc. by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail: 80493 Base Line Rd, R.R.#1, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0
We thank you for your interest in working with us although only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.