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dairy farm labourer

Source: Job Bank


Lethbridge, NL


$16.00 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Casual
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 16 to 32 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Will train

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours
  • Wet/damp
  • Dairy

Work setting

  • Rural area


  • Handling animals
  • Monitor the calving process
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Track and report on current feed inventory
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Milk cows
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Milking system (automated)

Automated systems experience

  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated
  • Manure handling and storage

Area of specialization

  • Dairy cattle

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

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