Livestock Attendant: Terpstra Farms Ltd

    Published: June 2, 2020 (2 months ago)
    Brussels, ON
    • Location: Brussels, ON
    • Salary: $17.00 to $20.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
    • Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time
    • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Early Morning, Morning
    • Start date: 2020-07-01
    • Vacancies: 1 Vacancy

    Job requirements




    Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    or equivalent experience


    1 year to less than 2 years

    Specific Skills
    Monitoring animal health
    Equipment and Machinery Experience
    Tractor; Milking system (automated); Feeding and watering system
    Additional Skills
    Perform general farm duties; Maintain work records and logs
    Area of Specialization
    Dairy cattle; Pork
    Type of Farm Operations
    Livestock; Dairy; Corn farming; Hog and pig farming; Livestock combination farming
    Transportation/Travel Information
    Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence
    Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
    Fast-paced environment; Combination of sitting, standing, walking
    Ability to Supervise
    1 to 2 people
    Work Location Information
    Rural area; Staff accommodation available; Willing to relocate
    Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills
    Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses; Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
    Farm Supervisors Specific Skills
    Maintain quality control and production records; Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers; Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
    Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills
    Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems; Formulate feeding program; Maintain livestock performance records; Calving; Feed inventory; Handling animals
    Personal Suitability
    Team player

    Employment groups

    This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Students, Veterans

    How to apply

    By email

    Intended job posting audience

    Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.