MBFI seeking Casual Farm Labour

CASUAL FARM LABOUR

Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiatives Inc. (MBFI), has an opportunity available for someone interested in participating in leading edge beef and forage research and extension.  MBFI is collaborating with multiple stakeholders to develop a made-in-Manitoba beef and forage research and extension farm in the Brandon area.

 MBFI is seeking part time farm labour. Hours for this position will depend on need and could range from 20 to 60 hours per week. Must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary, including weekends. Reporting to the Site Manager and the Research Coordinator, the farm labourer is responsible for working with cattle, working with farm equipment, operating yard equipment, feeding cattle, helping collect research data, cleaning, maintenance of equipment, repairing and maintaining farm buildings, helping prepare the sites for tours and recording data onto a computer. This position is based out of the Brandon area. The majority of the work will be outdoors with some in farm buildings or rural locations within Manitoba.

 Class 5 driver’s license is required and a Class 1 driver’s license would be an asset but is not required. Physical skill, dexterity and coordination are required when handling cattle as well as for other farm activities.

 Please submit your resumé and cover letter by Sept 16, 2016 to Ms. Carollyne Kehler, General Manager, ckehler@mbbeef.ca.

 Thank-you to all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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