Dancing Goats Farm is an artisanal creamery offering high quality goat cheeses to Southern Alberta. Our beliefs in humane relationships with the animals in our charge, sustainable stewardship of our natural resources and food sovereignty influence every decision we make. Developing a relationship with your farmer and the animals that provide us with our food is the best way for us to regain perspective on the importance of food in our lives.
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Dancing Goats Farm is seeking an apprentice Goatherd/Farm Worker for September 2019 for fulltime employment. On farm accommodation is available. Dancing Goats Farm is an equal opportunity employer.
Tasks and Responsibilities
This position offers the opportunity to learn about animal care and husbandry, pasture management, and relevant government agriculture regulations. The employee will assist with and be responsible for daily care of the goats including:
- General animal care and health
- Cleaning milking equipment, milking parlour, and animal housing areas
- Other duties as assigned
Experience and Physical Requirements
General livestock, farm, or veterinary experience an asset. The successful candidate will possess an interest in animals and their care and welfare, pure food, adventure, and the desire to learn. Candidates must be in good physical shape and are required to be able to lift 60 pounds to shoulder height. Candidates must be 18 years of age and legally employable in Canada.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 31, 2019.
Job Posting: Apprentice Goatherd/Farm Worker