CANADIAN Jobs 2022- Famous Farm Needed Workers

Job Details


Northwestern Polytechnic, Canada’s newest polytechnic, aspires to be the most entrepreneurial polytechnic in Canada by 2034. We are recruiting individuals who spark creativity, drive innovation, are highly engaged and are eager to embrace our core values: innovation & responsiveness.

Job Location Canada
Job TypeFull Time
Publish Date11-04-2022

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, one who is willing to turn risk into opportunity, Northwestern is your employer of choice. A recently aligned strategic plan identifies 1, 3, 5, and 10-year goals, tactics and actions that will ensure Canada’s newest polytechnic will be the most entrepreneurial in Canada.

The Department

The NWP farm is home to both a cattle herd as well as a sheep flock. The farm provides support to Agricultural programing as well as providing research opportunities.

The Role

Casual farm students are required to assist with animal husbandry including calving and lambing. Specific duties include:

  • Monitoring and moving livestock as required;
  • Delivering or assisting in the birth of livestock;
  • Working with newborn animals, caring, feeding, bedding and cleaning of pens and facilities;
  • Other farm related duties may be required.

What We Offer

NWP offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development & wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student-centered culture that is vital to our community. Consider joining Canada’s newest polytechnic, committed to be the most entrepreneurial polytechnic by 2034.Job Requirements

Must have high school diploma or equivalent qualification and farming experience is preferred. Necessary skills and attributes to be successful in this role include:

  • Be in good physical condition with the ability to lift 25 kilograms to undertake manual labour;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule & work in unpredictable weather conditions;
  • Must be mature, responsible and a self-starter who may have to work unsupervised but also have the ability to take direction;
  • Preference given to an individual with prior experience working in agriculture with some livestock experience;
  • Applicant should have a current class 5 driver’s license, able to maintain hygiene of the facility and environment.

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