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Farm Supervisor

Date Posted: 12:18:23 2021-11-04
Location: Thamesford, Ontario, Canada
Contact Person: Steele Hall Farm Inc.
Company/Business Name: Steele Hall Farm Inc.

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Company: Steele Hall Farm Inc.
Business information: Steele Hall Farm Inc. is a business dedicated to the commercial production of top-quality turkeys. The humane care of our animals is vital in order for our farm to supply the safest and healthiest products to our customers. We have been open for business for over 23 years.
Business Address: 195637 Road 119 Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0
Work Location: Various locations (workers will go to these locations interchangeably):

195637 Road 119 Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0
683088 Road 68 Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0
683370 Road 68 Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0
196959 Road 119 Lakeside, ON, N0M 2G0
275995 27th line, Lakeside, ON, N0M 2G0

Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

Important note: Treating animals with respect and dignity throughout their lives in the farm is mandatory.

• Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers
• Supervise and oversee turkey-related programs
• Maintain quality control and production records
• Ensure that the safety of the turkey operations and bio-security procedures are followed
• Monitoring animal health
• Maintain work records and logs
• Train and orient staff
• Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
• Perform general farm duties


- Education: Some secondary school is required
- Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience as a general farm worker is required. If the candidate does not have a minimum of 3 years of experience, then a post-secondary certificate is required.
-Farm supervisory experience is an asset
-Driver’s license is required to move from one farm site to another
-Technical knowledge of poultry production is an asset but not a requirement
-Must be able to work with Turkeys
-Must not have any type of allergies to the materials used within and around the bird barns/farms
e.g., straw and woodchip products used on the barns floor for bedding. Turkey feathers, and turkey faeces/acidic odours.
-Must be able to withstand the extreme Canadian winter weather conditions since the job involves some outside work in all seasons.
- Personal suitability: Team player, Flexibility, Organized, Excellent oral communication
- Work conditions and physical capabilities: Large workload, Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling, Standing for extended periods, tight deadlines, work under pressure, overtime.
Work site environment: Fast-paced environment, confined spaces, wet/damp, noisy, odours, dusty, hot, outdoors.
Ability to Supervise: 2-3 general farm workers

Salary: $20.00 to $22.00 per hour, 48.5 – 54.5 hours per week.

Benefits: Performance bonus, coveralls and protective equipment will be provided, staff accommodation available at a discounted rate (on the farm). Transportation will be provided to and from the job site(s) – (vehicle supplied by the employer)

Important Information: The chosen candidate will work 6 days a week. The work schedule will be from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm. On weekends there are two shifts, one from 8 am to 11 am and a second one from 4 pm to 7 pm. The schedule includes 30 minutes for unpaid lunchtime and 2 breaks of 15 minutes each which are paid. Flexibility on schedule is required as night shifts may occasionally be required. On-call is required. The employee will have 1 day off on a rotational basis, or as discussed according to the needs of the farm.

** If the worker works 7 days a week, then in the next week the worker will only work 5 days a week.

Apply by e-mail to: julie.e.steele@gmail.com
Apply by mail to: 195637 road 119 Thamesford, ON, N0M 2M0

Salary: $20.00 to $22.00 per hour, 48.5 – 54.5 hours/week


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