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Van Huigenbos Farms Ltd. is a commercial veal operation located in Fort Macleod, AB. They produce approx. 200 Holstein bull calves per week and are currently seeking a Livestock Raising Foreman/Woman (NOC 8252) (1 vacancy).

 

Employment type: Permanent, full time (40h/week) (1 vacancy)

Work Location: Van Huigenbos Farms Ltd., SE 21-9-26 W4, Fort Macleod, AB, T0L 0Z0

Business Address: Van Huigenbos Farms Ltd., P.O. Box 2517, Fort Macleod, AB T0L 0Z0

Salary/benefits: $25.00 per hour, 4% vacation payments.

 

Position Summary: Reporting to the farm owner, the Livestock Raising Foreman/Woman is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities on the veal farm and will supervise the work of general farm workers.

 

Duties include:

-        Co-ordinate, assign and supervise the work of general farm workers;

-        Supervise, monitor and enforce procedures to maintain animal health and welfare;

-        Develop work schedules and establish procedures;

-        Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

-        Formulate and carrying out feeding programs;

-        Maintain livestock performance records;

-        Recognize livestock health problems by “good eye”;

-        Treat certain health problems in livestock;

-        Handle sick livestock;

-        Maintain quality control and production records

-        Prepare veal calves for market

-        Transport veal to market

-        Perform general farm duties

 

Requirements:

-        At least 1 year of relevant experience in raising young livestock is a must;

-        Experience with veal production is preferred;

-        Supervisory experience in raising livestock is preferred;

-        Class 1 drivers’ licence would be preferred

-        Successful completion of relevant post-secondary education is preferred.

-        Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment is necessary.

-        Team player: able to work independent as well as part of a team

-        Ability to communicate in the English language.

Please apply by sending a cover letter, resume and two relevant references to Van Huigenbos Farms Ltd. by email: henryvh7773@hotmail.com or by mail to: P.O Box 2517 Fort Macleod A.B T0L 0Z0.

We thank you for your interest in working with us although only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Job Title Livestock Raising Foreman/Forewoman
Date Posted 2019-Mar-22
Expiry Date 2019-Sep-22
Ad ID:17332
Post Details
Posted By Van Huigenbos Farms Ltd
Email
City or Province Ft. Macleod,Alberta
Category
Location Alberta
Job Type Full-time
Classification Agriculture and Natural Resources