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Dairy Farm Worker

Job Information
Author danesvilleholsteinsltd
Date September 16, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Danesville Holsteins Ltd.
Salary $14.00 to 16.00 - Per Hour
Location Tavistock, ON
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information
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Company: Danesville Holsteins Ltd.
Business Location: 2376-Line 29 Perth East, Tavistock, ON N0B 2R0
Work Location: Same as above
Business Information: We are a dairy farm
Type of Employment: Permanent– Full-time
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Feeding cows with TMR mixer-driving tractor
  • Tend cows
  • Milk cows in a double 10 parlour
  • Clean stables, barns
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns
  • Detect disease and health problems in livestock and care of animals.
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Handling animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Preparing feed ration as specified by formula
  • Feeding calves with bottles and by bucket-feeding pellets
  • Bedding calves in hutches
  • Pressure and wash calf hutches
  • Clean parlour area
  • Maintain or assist in the maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure including cleaning stables or barns.

-Education: Not required
-Experience is an asset
-Milking machinery or equipment knowledge is an asset
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive Tasks, physically demanding, combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching and kneeling, standing for extended periods of time.
-Personal suitability: flexibility, able to work on its own as well as part of a team.
-Work site environment: outdoors, wet/damp, odours.

Salary: $14.00 to 16.00 hourly, 50-60 hours per week.

Benefits: Work clothing allowance, weekly transportation to town for groceries. Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Accommodation provided at a discounted rate.

Important Information: Shifts will be 8-12 hours a day. Work shifts will be:
Milking: 5h00am to 9h30am or 5h00pm to 9h00pm
Feeding: 10h00am to 4h00pm plus other jobs such as cleaning, animal care, maintenance, etc.
**Shifts may vary, overtime work will be required**

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