Position Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and hardworking individual to join our team as a Beef Cattle Farm Worker in Canada. As a key member of our farm operations, you will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day care and management of our beef cattle herd. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic agricultural environment and contribute to the production of high-quality beef products.
Job Position: Beef Cattle Farm Worker
Job Location: Port Lambton, ON
Company: Stellar Mount Stock Inc
Salary: $15.50 Hourly
Job type: Full Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours a week
- Assist in the daily care and feeding of beef cattle, ensuring they receive proper nutrition and are maintained in a healthy condition.
- Monitor and observe the herd for signs of illness, injury, or distress, and report any concerns to the farm supervisor.
- Assist in the handling and moving of cattle, using safe and humane techniques to minimize stress.
- Participate in the maintenance of cattle facilities, including cleaning, repairing fences, and ensuring a clean and safe working environment.
- Assist with the calving process, providing necessary support to cows and newborn calves as required.
- Administer vaccinations, medications, and treatments to cattle as directed by the farm supervisor or veterinarian.
- Operate and maintain farm equipment and machinery, such as tractors, loaders, and feeding systems, ensuring they are in good working condition.
- Assist with pasture management, including rotational grazing and weed control.
- Perform general farm duties as assigned, such as cleaning barns, maintaining water troughs, and assisting with farm maintenance tasks.
- Previous experience working on a beef cattle farm is preferred, but not mandatory. Training will be provided to the right candidate.
- Good understanding of animal welfare practices and a genuine interest in working with cattle.
- Physical stamina and the ability to perform tasks that require moderate to heavy lifting, bending, and working outdoors in various weather conditions.
- Excellent teamwork and communication skills to collaborate effectively with farm supervisors and other team members.
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
- Valid driver’s license and the ability to operate farm equipment is an asset.
- This is a full-time position that may require working on weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime hours, especially during critical periods such as calving season.
- The work environment involves exposure to outdoor weather conditions, including extreme temperatures, mud, and dust.
- Strict adherence to safety protocols and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is mandatory to ensure a safe working environment.
We offer competitive wages, opportunities for growth, and a supportive work environment. If you have a passion for agriculture and a desire to contribute to the success of our beef cattle farm, we invite you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
How to apply?
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
- Are you available for the advertised start date?
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
- Are you willing to relocate for this position?