Ranch Hand

We are a family-owned and operated animal and crop farm located in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon. We are looking for an experienced Farm/Ranch-hand to help us expand our operations on a full-time, permanent basis. We are a small team, so the ideal candidate has experience in, and/or is willing to learn, a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to: Operating, maintaining, and repairing farm equipment and machinery such as planting and harvesting equipment, including keeping records and being aware of the condition of machines; Crop preparation, production, and harvesting, including wheel-move irrigation; Animal care and keeping, including handling and moving, nutrition and health, calving and farrowing; General building, repair, and maintenance, including fencing and other structures. Requirements: 1-3 years of experience operating and maintaining equipment such as tractors, vehicles, crop production equipment, etc.; 1-2 years of experience working with livestock. Experience with cattle, especially calving and animal welfare, will be considered a strong asset; Strong work ethic and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team and willingness to take direction; Self-motivated, willing to take on responsibility and accountability, and a problem-solver; Comfortable with a changing schedule and priorities, and willingness to work overtime/on-call during the summer/busy season; Valid class 5 drivers license and personal vehicle; Experience hauling trailers with equipment will be considered a strong asset; Experience with mechanics and/or welding will be considered a strong asset. This opportunity is ideal for an individual or family that is looking for a farming lifestyle. For the right person, this position could grow into an integral part of our farm, and we are willing to invest in that person's success. This person will be required to live on-site due to the demands of animal care (accommodation is provided). Along with a yearly salary, this position comes with the following benefits (details to be discussed with the successful candidate): Accommodation (individual or family), relocation, meat products from the farm, extended paid time off in the winter. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada, as well as willing and able to relocate to Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Job Industry Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing
Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Occupation Farm Labourer
Job Status Full Time
Job Postal Code Y1A-6M8
Posted May 03, 2021 in Manitoba Co-operator, The Western Producer, Alberta Farmer Express, Farmtario
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