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Positions:
Dairy Herdsperson
Location:
Bedford
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
TBD
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
•Valid drivers licence
•reliability and punctuality
•good work ethic and motivated to work in a team setting
•experience working with animals
•strong references (minimum of three)
•Milking and tractor experience are a benefit
Job Experience:
Experience would be an asset
Work Schedule:
Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
The position requires setting up, operating and maintaining milking equipment, milking cows and cleaning up equipment, rearing heifers and calves, ensuring optimum health and growth rate. The Herds Person will also assist in diagnosing sick animals and treat with medication when required and record all treatments, assisting with heat detection and calving, feeding and bedding animals with tractor, driving tractors to assist with planting and harvesting when needed, day to day chores as required
Wages:
Depending on experience
Benefits:
•highly qualified workers have the option of health/dental insurance •a typical week consists of one morning and one evening milking off during the week. •schedule includes milking every second weekend, with weekends off typically beginning at noon every second Friday. •opportunity for annual bonus based on performance. Vacation: 2 weeks
To Apply:
Winter Bay Farm 
Jeff Bysterveldt 

Phone: 902-314-4584
Email: winterbayfarm@hotmail.com