FARM JOB: Alberta – Baah’d Plant Management and Reclamation, Admin Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 01, 2019

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Baah’d Plant Management and Reclamation, a goat grazing business located in Alberta, is hiring an Admin Assistant!

Best of both worlds, inside and outside work.

JOIN THE TEAM! WORKING mostly in the office, the Environment and GOATS!

About Baah’d Plant Management and Reclamation

We provide non-toxic, chemical free vegetation control. Target browsing with goats requires a lot of multi-tasking, hard work and a great attitude. We are looking for year round or summer students. Hours are flexible. Most of the work will fall under the designation of secretary or executive assistant. On occasion you will be required to work in the field with the animals and help with husbandry. Field work will be supervised and with training and based on skill set and ability. The job will change day to day and challenge you to grow and be adaptable.

Do you have a passion for the environment and sustainability? Do you like to educate and engage with people? Do you like to write and create social media content? Bookkeeping and scheduling? Answering phones and organizing contractors and staff? Maybe running errands like grocery shopping or the occasions camping trip? Do you love being outside, in hands on role? Are you jack of all trades type, who can look after animals with your quick multi-tasking mind, keeping focused on what comes next?  This is the chance to take your skills off the page! 

Learn more about us: organicweedcontrol.ca

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THIS IS THE ROLE YOU!

THE OPPORTUNITIES: 1 position open to a new graduate under 30, interested in a full time position.  There are is 1 position for seasonal staff who will be returning to a post secondary program. Participate in an exciting new industry that serves as a green alternative to Weed Management. This is a great way to save some money, unplugged from the daily grind, while living a more holistic daily routine! Working with a team of modern day shepherds, you will be spending your days coordinating with field staff, clients and contractors. Following the company schedule and lining up next steps with those in the field. You will be in charge of customer service, administrative responses to general inbox quires, and confirmation of scheduling a herd of goats. You will have special projects like map making and report writing. Grant applications. Updating book keeping and project budgets. Marketing and sales. Social media monitoring and content. Charity and. fundraisers liaison. On big moving days and public meet and greets you will be asked to help with the herds and public. On occasion you will be asked to work in the field. The ideal candidates are hard work ethic and who can multitask. Animal experience, environmental knowledge an asset.  

Brush goats , move setup panels,

You can do some of the work from home. Asked to come to site.

WHO WE ARE: 

 We target browse with goats! Target Browsing has been used to sculpt landscapes by man for eons.  Wildlife have been doing it so much longer than us. Cowboys that settled the west mastered the art of Target Browsing, and like other lost arts of the past, the modern version and name have become more domesticated. Known today by ranchers as “Land Stewardship”. This is a practice that can not be learned from tablets or YouTube videos; it is a craft mastered by spirit and intuition…an art. 

We provide non-toxic, chemical free vegetation control. 

WHAT WE SEEK: 

Target browsing with goats requires the ability to go from zero to a hundred. We bring hard work and a great attitude to our daily routine, and value that above all else! We are looking for summer students, or interested individuals (can become a full time position) with a passion for the environment, livestock, and innovation. Horse experience, environmental knowledge , and a handy, do it yourself nature are an asset. The ideal candidate would have confidence and be a real self starter, be able to take on tasks with little supervision and manage projects. We need someone who can set up a fence, while striking up a conversation with a curious stranger! Must be ok to work in a variety of weather conditions and ready for long days. Must be able to work on a team and individually. This is a job with a massive checklist that is ever changing.  

If you have the pioneering spirit and independent problem solving instinct, duties will include:  

  • Health checks on goats, dogs and horses (which includes catching goats and trimming hooves)
  • Ride horses, hike 12km, lift 100lbs 
  • Feeding and watering animals 
  • Safety inspections and documentation 
  • Vegetation identification and field notes, photographs, reports, mapping 
  • Communication with the public 
  • Grant application
  • Policy write ups with word and excel 
  • Sampling and COC
  • Equipment maintenance 
  • Setting up corral and electric fencing 

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Job Details

 Wage: Negotiable, depending on skill set and wage matrix. (Above minimum wage)

 Hours: 10-36 hrs Hours per week,

Term: Exact length of placement May 22-August 31

Must be ok to work in a variety of weather and long days. Working on a team and individually. 

How to Apply

Please forward Resumes to Jeannette Hall, Info@OrgaincWeedControl.ca

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at Youngagrarians.org.

View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings.

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