Animal Care Technician

Full time Maple Leaf Agri Farms in Production Email Job
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We are recruiting individuals to join our agribusiness team of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. We are one of Canada’s industryleading agribusinesses providing long-term value, quality, research-based products, services and information in an environmentally responsible manner. As a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., we offer excellent opportunities for careerminded individuals.
ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Nursery & Finisher Barn Positions Available (Darlingford, MB Area)
Starting Wage – $16.00 Per Hour
Our company paid benefits package for full time employees includes Major Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, as well as enrollment in the Maple Leaf Pension Plan.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with all areas of production including the feeding and general care of pigs, maintaining herd health and environment for pigs, pressure washing and preparing rooms, as well as,general maintenance, cleaning and clerical duties including but not limited to maintaining door charts, inventory trackers, ordering feed and medication. This position requires the candidate to be part of a team working towards specific production goals, while adhering to health and safety policies and procedures, and following MLAF SOPs regarding the humane treatment of animals under our care.

 

Requirement:

• Willingness and ability to learn; strong team and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Positive work ethic and attitude, attention to detail
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously
• Ability to lift 25kg
• A valid driver’s license and the ability to get to and from work located in a rural area is required
• Weekend, holiday hours and alarm attending are required on a rotational basis
• Experience in hog production would be considered an asset

How to apply:

Please submit your resume via:
Fax # – 204-355-4404
OR click on the GREEN “Apply for this Job” button to email your resume. Please state Maple Leaf Agri-Farms and the job title as the subject of your email application.

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this
commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all
employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination. In keeping with this
policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day
of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022). We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable
to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws.
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must
meet the security criteria designated for the position. We offer a diverse workforce inclusive to all.

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