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 General Farm Workers.
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: $14.00 per hour
Position Summary: Reporting to the farm manager, the General Farm Worker is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day activities on the dairy farm.
- Feed and tend dairy cows and young livestock
- Perform milking in an external rotary parlour as well as in a double 14 parlour
- Detect cows in heath
- Perform or assist in performing breeding activities
- Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
- Detect disease and health problems in livestock
- Perform hoof trimming
- Care for calves and young stock
- Maintain or assist in the maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure including cleaning barns, barnyards and pens (incl. snow removal).
- Basic knowledge of dairy farming is required;
- Proven relevant work experience is preferred;
- Experience with external rotary parlour milk system is preferred;
- Preference is given to candidate who is mechanically inclined to identify rotary parlour errors;
- Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment is necessary
- Be able to work independent as well as part of a team
- Be able to communicate in the English language.
Please apply by sending a resume and at least one relevant reference to Sluys Holsteins Inc. by email: email@example.com 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.