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Hog Farm Worker

Date Posted: 08:16:56 2021-12-22
Location: Steinbach, MB, Canada
Contact Person: Pork-Tek Inc.
Company/Business Name: Pork-Tek Inc.

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Company: Pork-Tek Inc.
Business information: We are located at Landmark, MB, our company specializes in vaccinating/injecting hog and other general hog barn activities in different farms within Manitoba.
Business address: 83 Keating Road, Steinbach, MB, R5G 1S3
Work Location: Various locations across Manitoba (clients’ locations)
Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
• Monitor animal health
• Feed and tend animals
• Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
• Clean stalls, barns, barnyards and pens
• Write daily basic progress reports
• Handling animals
• Vaccinate / inject IMPROVEST® in hogs aged 3 weeks to 19 weeks
• Ear tagging hogs
• Perform maintenance and repair equipment used for vaccinating and tagging hogs
• Build / repair crowding panels
• General clean up
• Drive to and from clients’ locations

-Education: Not Required.
-Experience: Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Overtime required
-Personal suitability: Organized; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player
-Work site environment: Outdoors, Noisy, Dusty, Odours
-Weight handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
-Driver’s licence is required (Class 5)

Salary: $18.50 hourly, 30 – 60 Hours per week.

Benefits: Disability Insurance, Extended medical insurance, Dental Insurance, Group insurance, Life insurance, Vehicle supplied by employer (for work use only), Accommodation provided at a discounted rate. If the candidate is willing to relocate, transportation costs are covered by the employer.

Important Information: This position requires flexibility in schedule. The candidates will work between 6 to 12 hours per day. Workday starts between 5am and 6am from Monday to Friday. The hours of work will depend on variable factors such as the number of hogs that must be treated and the team members in attendance. Weekend work may be required based on the business’ needs. Long hours will be required.

Salary: $18.50 hourly, 30 – 60 Hours per week


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