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Dairy Farm Manager

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Employer Details Carree Valley Farms Inc

Job Details

  • Location Berwick, NS
  • Salary$18.00 hourly for 30 to 75 hours per week
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Terms of employment Permanent Full-Time
  • Start date 2017-07-14
  • Job no. 612391
  • Source Job Bank

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Other Languages

Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350); Dutch; Flemish; Spanish; Castilian

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Chemical application certificate or licence

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Truck; Tractor; Sprayer or duster; Seed drill; Harvesters; Fertilizer applicator; Egg gathering system; Bulk handling system; Storage and silage system; Milking system (automated); Feeding and watering system; Automated manure handling or storage system

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

Advertisements; Animal breeding

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Adobe Photoshop; Database software; Adobe Premiere Pro

Additional Skills

Conduct veterinary research related to areas such as animal nutrition, health care products development and disease prevention and control

Type of Farm Operations

Tree and orchard fruit; Poultry and egg production; Potato and vegetable; Livestock; Horticultural field crop; Harvest crops; Grain, oil and forage crop; Experimental; Dairy

Specific Skills

Plan and direct advertising and marketing campaigns; Perform general farm duties; Manage overall operation of farm; Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings; Maintain financial and production records; Establish marketing programs; Operate information systems to maintain indexes for classification systems and to manage and retrieve health records information; Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry; Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check; Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

Dangerous; Outdoors; Noisy; Odours; Dusty; Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload; Tight deadlines; Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Work Location Information

Rural area; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs not covered by employer

Equipment, Systems and Controls Experience

Security system

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

Formulate feeding program

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Values and ethics; Organized

How to Apply

By e-mail:

caroline.carree123@gmail.com

Advertised until:

2017-05-03

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