DHALIWAL DAIRY is a well-established dairy farm known for its high-quality products and commitment to excellence. We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Dairy Helper. In this role, you will play a crucial part in our daily operations, ensuring the smooth functioning of the dairy farm.
Job Position: Dairy Helper
Job Location: Suite# 2, 6531 148 StreetSurrey, BC V3X 3C5
Company: DHALIWAL DAIRY
Job type: Full Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours a week
Position: Dairy Helper
As a Dairy Helper at DHALIWAL DAIRY, you will be responsible for assisting with various tasks related to the care and management of dairy cattle. Your primary role will be to support the overall operation of the farm and ensure the well-being of the animals.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Feeding and Milking: Assist in the feeding and milking of dairy cows, following proper procedures and maintaining cleanliness at all times.
- Animal Care: Monitor the health and welfare of the animals, promptly reporting any concerns to the supervisor. Provide basic care, such as grooming, cleaning, and treating minor injuries.
- Barn Maintenance: Help maintain a clean and organized barn environment, including bedding, manure management, and equipment maintenance.
- Herd Management: Assist in the identification, tagging, and record-keeping of dairy cattle. Support the implementation of breeding and vaccination programs as directed.
- Assist with Calving: Aid in the calving process, ensuring the safety of both the cow and the newborn calf. Provide necessary assistance when needed.
- Equipment Operation: Operate and maintain farm equipment, such as tractors, skid steers, and feed mixers, following safety protocols.
- General Farm Work: Assist with various farm-related tasks, including fence repairs, pasture management, and crop harvesting, as needed.
- Maintain Cleanliness: Ensure all work areas are kept clean and tidy, adhering to biosecurity and sanitation standards.
Required Skills and Qualifications
To excel in the role of Dairy Helper, you should possess the following skills and qualifications:
- Ability to work well in a team and follow instructions effectively.
- Basic understanding of animal behavior and welfare.
- Physical stamina and the ability to perform physically demanding tasks.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with team members.
- Flexibility to work in varying weather conditions and adapt to changing priorities.
- Prior experience in a similar role or working with livestock is an asset but not mandatory.
The position of Dairy Helper requires the ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including:
- Lifting and carrying heavy objects (up to 50 pounds).
- Standing and walking for extended periods.
- Bending, stooping, and kneeling.
- Operating machinery and equipment.
As a Dairy Helper, you will work primarily in an outdoor environment, exposed to various weather conditions. The role may involve exposure to animal waste, dust, and odors commonly associated with a dairy farm.
Training and Development Opportunities
DHALIWAL DAIRY is committed to the growth and development of its employees. As a Dairy Helper, you will receive comprehensive training on proper farm procedures, animal care, and equipment operation. Opportunities for further advancement within the company may be available based on performance and commitment.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive compensation packages for the position of Dairy Helper, commensurate with experience and skills. Additional benefits may include medical insurance, retirement plans, and employee discounts on our dairy products.
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Dairy Helper at DHALIWAL DAIRY, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team. You can apply through our website or send your application to [email protected] Please ensure that your application is complete and includes all necessary information.