Swine Herdsperson

Terry Beck

Level of Expertise

  • Technician
  • Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Area of Specialization

  • Swine
  • Agricultural livestock service
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Hog and pig farming
  • Specific Skills

  • Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Security and Safety

  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Handling animals
  • Processing pig litters
  • Weaning
  • Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Will train

    Number of Vacancies: 2
    Wages: $14.00 hourly