Dairy Herdsperson (NOC 8252) job St. John's Newfoundland (-Labrador)
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Dairy Herdsperson (NOC 8252) Job



Employer Name: Glenview Farm SpiderID: 7957965
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland (-Labrador) Date Posted: 9/14/2018
Wage: Category: Farming/Ranching/Agriculture
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 3

Job Description:
Position Title: Dairy Herdsperson (NOC 8252)
Permanent, Full-Time, 3 Positions Available

Primary Purpose:
The primary purpose of this position is to optimize animal health and production through milking, nutrition, housing, feed management, health monitoring & maintenance and breeding. Ensuring cows are milked safely, cleanly, in keeping with Canadian Milk Quality standards. The work requires strict attention to detail to ensure milk quality, animal and personal safety.

Required Duties:

Milking
Perform all pre-milking checks to system and equipment prior to cows entering the milking parlour; Ensure cows entered are appropriate for milking; Prepare the cow for milking by cleaning and preparing teat , set milking unit to “milk”, align milking unit with udder and attach; Perform pre- dip, cleaning and prep and post-dip procedures; Observe animal behavior to Identify cows needing follow up; Perform all post milking checks to system and equipment and thoroughly clean milking units and parlour

Animal Health & Breeding
Assist with herd health checks, procedures and record keeping; Assist with heat identification and help with animal breeding, noting animal condition, semen selection and record keeping; Monitor animal behavior to identify potential health problems

Animal Housing
Inspect animal bedding, clean and replace as per established schedule; Maintain calf housing, bedding, etc.

Nutrition Management
Monitor quality and consistency of animal feeds, noting reduction in consumption, animal discomfort/behavior; Prepare and feed calves as per established procedures to ensure optimal health and conditioning

Equipment Operation
Operate & maintain a variety of farm equipment in a safe manner. Equipment includes but is not limited to tractors, skidsteers, loaders, trucks,
Other related duties.


Job Requirements:
Graduation from High School or Equivalent. Courses, certificates, diplomas in agriculture and/or dairy animal science considered an asset.

1-2 years farm experience and animal husbandry experience.

Class 5 drivers licence required.

Must be fluent in English-reading, writing, speaking

Salary: $15.88 per hour

Please apply to glenviewfarmnl@gmail.com by May 24th, 2019


Job Criteria:
Start Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits

Company Profile:
Dairy Farm

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Loretta Pickett Company Type: Employer
Company: Glenview Farm Phone: 7097432706
Street: 156 Old Bay Bulls Road Fax:
City: St. John's
State: Newfoundland (-Labrador)
Zip: A1G 1E1
Web Site: Glenview Farm

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