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Positions:
Dairy Farm Worker
Location:
346 route 6, Millcove
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
As soon as possible
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
Qualifications:
For the herdsman job described above, the applicant should have:
• 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:
Willing to train
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
100 cows milked in a modern tie stall facility located 10 min east of Charlottetown in Bedford, PEI. Family run operation that prides itself in making quality milk from a top producing herd with strong genetics.
The Main tasks involved:
• set up, operate and maintain the milking equipment
• milk cows and clean up equipment afterwards
• rear heifers and calves, ensuring optimum health and growth rate.
• assist in diagnosing sick animals and treat with medication when required and record all treatments.
• assist 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:
$14-15+/hr range depending on experience
Benefits:
Conditions of the job: Wages: will vary based on experience with the option of pay hourly or salary Hours: 40-50 hrs /week Pay period: every two weeks Vacation: 2 weeks Other 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.
To Apply:
Winter Bay Farm 
Jeff Bysterveldt 

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