Livestock farm and meat plant assistant

Kelowna Free Graze Lamb is seeking to hire a full time assistant for the 2020 summer and fall season.

 

We are a mixed pasture based livestock business, focused primarily on lamb and poultry production. We also operate a seasonal provincially licensed meat plant for sheep and poultry.

 

We encourage hardworking, motivated individuals to apply. No experience in the butchering trade is necessary. However, an interest in the work is essential.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting in poultry and lamb processing (2-3 days/week)

  • Sausage making, and other value added projects

  • Helping with weekly Farmer’s Markets

  • Planting, weeding and harvesting in our culinary herb market garden

  • Tending to livestock when needed

  • Sheepskin tanning in the fall

  • Any task related to farming/homesteading

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • An interest in livestock production and processing

  • Farm work experience or at least manual labour

  • A willingness to learn new skills and diligence to perfect them

  • Able to work in a team as well as independently

                                                                                                           

TERMS

  • $17/hr for 35-40 hrs per week. Work week is from Tuesday to Saturday

  • Employment would ideally run from May 26th to December 18th

  • Vacation time permitted, to be arranged

  • Partnership in 2121 possible for well suited candidates

  • Access to farm eggs and vegetables free of charge, discount on meat

  • Application DEADLINE March 15th

 

Please send resume, cover letter and three references to: Kevin@KelownaFreeGrazelamb.com

(778) 581-8561

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