Goat River Farms Ltd in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Farm Hand!
About Goat River Farms Ltd
We raise a variety of animals from start to finish for meat sales We also have laying hens and keep bees. We process our own poultry on farm, as well as grow 95% of the hay and grains required for all of our animals on farm to ensure no gmo and no sprays used on the feed crops. We farm as sustainably and regeneratively as we can and work closely with wildlife biologists. We have invested in equipment to ease the workload, but now feel that we also need an extra hand on the farm to help with daily chores and finish projects. We sell the majority of our products at farmers markets throughout the Kootenays, but also sell to select restaurants and meat shops.
About the Job
We’re Hiring a farm labourer. We are looking for an individual that is comfortable working with all kinds of animals and is willing to do a variety of outdoor work. Tasks can include but are not limited to: feeding/watering animals, animal health and wellness, cleaning out pens and barns, general upkeep of farmyard, mowing, trimming, weeding, fencing, building upkeep, light construction, help on finishing projects, operating equipment, help with field work and harvesting. Minimum 25 hours per week with flexibility on hours required.
- be trustworthy, self motivated, have attention to detail
- be able to focus on tasks at hand while being aware of your surroundings
- be able to lift 50 lbs
- be physically able to work outdoors in all weather
- have some experience with animals
- have your own vehicle to get to/from work (20 min outside of town limits)
Preference given to:
- Canadian resident who can legally work in Canada
- previous farm work experience with animals
- previous building experience
Available options that can be discussed for the right individual(s):
- separate on farm accommodation with rent built into wage contract (no pets – we have enough!)
- market garden space rental built into wage contract
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