Animal Care Technician

Location: Pembina Valley region, SC MB - Rural Area, MB
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Southern Valley Finisher (Pembina Valley area, SC MB) – Full or Part Time Position
Starting Wage - $14.60 Per Hour

POSITION SUMMARY

The Animal Care Technician works directly with the Manager, Hog Barn, and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities in the barn. This position requires the person to be part of a team working towards specific production goals. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Works with the Manager to achieve and exceed productivity requirements, including but not limited to: Health and Safety, Quality Control, Animal Welfare, Maintenance, Ventilation, and Bio-security
  • Works with the manager to achieve excellent marketing results
  • Perform clerical duties to include but not limited to tasks such as maintaining door charts, inventory trackers, ordering feed and medication
  • Pressure washing and cleaning facilities between batches
  • General maintenance and repair of buildings and site
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Experience in hog production will be considered an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously
  • A valid driver’s licence and the ability to get to and from work located in a rural area is required
  • Weekend and holiday hours are required on a rotational basis
 
Please submit resume to:
Fax: 204.355.4404 Email: mlafjobs@mapleleaf.com
 
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