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General Farm Worker

Date Posted: 11:52:19 2021-11-26
Location: Woodstock, ON, Canada
Contact Person: David Ysselstein
Company/Business Name: David Ysselstein

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Company: David Ysselstein
Business Information: David Ysselstein’s farm is a beef feedlot. We feed 2000 cows approximately on an acreage located at the south of Woodstock. On the same farm, we also have broiler breeder chickens for hatching egg production. Our farm produces fertilized eggs that will hatch into baby chicks.
Business Location: 465065 Curries Road, Woodstock, ON, N4S 7V8
Work Location: Same as above
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
Monitoring bird’s and cattle’s health
Feed and tend animals
Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
Detect disease and health problems in livestock
Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
Write daily basic progress reports
Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns and chicken coops
Barn walking, cleaning, look after litter conditions
Collect and sorting hatching eggs
Monitor rooster growth and development
Weight chickens
Feed inventory

-Education: Not required
-Experience: is an asset, On-the-job training will be provided
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Large workload, Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Bending, crouching and kneeling, Standing for extended periods of time, Handling heavy loads, Overtime required.
-Personal suitability: Flexibility, Team player, Organized
-Work site environment: Noisy, Outdoors, Dusty, Odours.
-Weigh Handling: Up to 23kg (50 lbs.)
-Language: Basic level of English is required

Salary: $16.00 hourly, 45 - 50 hours per week.

Benefits: Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Accommodation available at a discounted rate and bonus at the end of the year are provided.

Important Information: The regular schedule will be from Monday to Friday. Work shifts will be from 8 am to 5 pm. Weekend work, overtime, as well as, work during holidays will be required based on the business needs. 2 breaks of 20 minutes each (paid) and 60 minutes of paid lunchtime.

Apply by e-mail to: daveysselstein@gmail.com
Apply by mail to: 465065 Curries Road, Woodstock, ON, N4S 7V8

Salary: $16.00 hourly


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