Position Id
1935
Location
Trochu AB
Number of Openings
1
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
AOR:
(LF) Livestock/Farm
Vacation
As per employment standards

Health Coverage
Benefits
Date Posted
10/26/2020

Grain Farm & Feedlot Production Assistant

NOTE: We are not licensed to assist with immigration - only those with a Canadian Social Insurance Number are invited to apply.

Our central Alberta client has asked us to assist them in finding an experienced individual to join their large grain and cattle operation.

What's In It For You?
  • Competitive salary
  • Health & dental benefit package
  • A daily plan of activities
  • An environment that has kept full-time employees for extended tenures (21 years and 5 years)
  • Seasonal flexible work schedule
  • Long term, stable work environment
This family operation combines the 'small farm' atmosphere with a more professional focus. There is regular interaction with other team members with varying levels of experience (full-time and seasonal employees). Your tasks will vary in this position as your schedule will rotate between the Feedlot (Oct-May) and the Grain Operation.

Key Duties identified include:

GRAIN
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform duties required from pre-seed to post-harvest
  • Loading/unloading commodities, inputs, and livestock
FEEDLOT
  • Process and treat feedlot cattle
  • Maintain accurate livestock and feeding records
  • Fencing and facility maintenance
  • Operating equipment for feeding and bedding

MAINTENANCE
  • Regular fleet, facilities, and fencing maintenance
  • General remove and replace; emergency repairs

The ideal candidate to fit in with their culture would have:

  • 2+ years' demonstrated work experience in a related position
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English speaking workplace)
  • Safety and detail-oriented
  • Farming knowledge (cattle and crops)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • A calm and quiet demeanour; trainable and coachable
  • A desire to learn something new every day
  • Desire to stay and establish a long-term career path
  • Satisfaction for a job well done
  • Stamina for working the required hours during peak seasons
  • Driver's license (and clean abstract); Class 1 is beneficial but will train if desired
While there is no on-farm accommodation, there are significant smaller towns and communities in the area for rental options. This rural area is within an hour of a couple of larger centres while having the amenities for a comfortable life close by.

If you have the skills to meet this challenging, immediately available position, please apply now and contact Blair Clark at 1.844.778.1031 for more information. All correspondence is confidential. Applicants must have a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN) to apply.

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