Jobs Openings At Rideau Lakes Farms Inc. – Elgin, Ontario

Job Title: dairy farm worker
Location: Elgin, Ontario
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $22.60/Hour

Work Term : Permanent
Work Language : English
Hours : 40 to 60 hours per week
Education : Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience : Experience an asset
or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Corn farming
  • Hay farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Dairy
  • Livestock

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available


  • Calving
  • Handling animals
  • Livestock branding
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or
  • disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Milk cows
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Perform general farm duties

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Automated manure handling or storage system
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Storage and silage system
  • Tractor
  • Farm truck
  • Forage equipment
  • Haying equipment
  • Loader
  • Manure spreader
  • Tillage equipment
  • Skidsteer
  • Hand tools

Automated systems experience

  • Manure handling and storage

Area of specialization

  • Dairy cattle
  • Animal husbandry

Transportation / travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options
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Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

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