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Positions:
Dairy Herdsperson
Location:
Pleasant Valley, PE
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
Sept 3rd, 2019 or asap
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
• Valid drivers license
• attention to detail, 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:
Job Description:
60 - 70 cows milked in a tie stall facility located 20 min west of Charlottetown in Pleasant Valley, PEI.
To apply skills and knowledge to:
- the procedure of milking cows and rearing heifers and calves
• set up, operate and maintain the milking equipment
• milk cows and clean up equipment afterwards in a timely manner
• 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:
will vary based on experience starting at $13.00; paid Bi- weekly
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:
Elliotville Farms Inc. 
Eric Weeks  

Phone: 902-964-3359
Email: elliotvillefarms@hotmail.com