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Positions:
Dairy Farm Worker
Location:
Port Hill/Tyne Valley area
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
ASAP (at the latest in 3 months)
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
Valid driver's licence required, Drive manual transmission vehicle
Equipment and systems experience:
Haying equipment, Forage equipment, Tractor, Farm truck, Tillage
equipment, Seed drill, Planting equipment, Fertilizer equipment,
Loader, Lift truck, Manure spreader, egg packer, computerized feeder and mixer
Bulk grain or feed handling, Storage and silage, Feeding and watering,
Milking system, Environmental control equipment, Manure handling and
storage
Essential Skills:
Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication,
Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical
thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory,
Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning



Job Experience:
Experience would be an asset
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Shift work, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops, Harvest crops, Feed and tend
animals, Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment, Milk cows,
Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens, Detect disease and health
problems in crops, livestock and poultry, Write daily basic progress
reports, Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in
barns, pens and chicken coops
Duties include but not limited to: Milk and feed cows. Clean barn. Collect eggs, identify livestock mortality and remove. Clean feed mill building, egg packer, egg handling,storage area and tractor cabs.
Work conditions: Outdoors, At heights, Wet/damp, Noisy, Odours, Dusty, Hot, Cold/refrigerated
Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines,
Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding,
Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Ability to distinguish
between colours, Sitting, Combination of sitting, standing, walking,
Standing for extended periods, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling
Staff accommodation available
Wages:
$15-19.00/hr for 20 hours per week
To Apply:
Port Hill Farm Inc 
Email: porthillfarm@pei.sympatico.ca