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Job Order #: 5255654

Employer Name:
Big Sky Farms Inc.
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Grade 10
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Employer Name:
Big Sky Farms Inc.

Employer Address:
PO BOX 610

Contact Name:
Lori R

Contact Phone:
(306) 682-5041

Contact Fax:
(306) 682-1926

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Working at Big Sky Farms Denham Unit located near Weekes, SK, the Nursery Technician is responsible for the overall care and maintenance of the animals in the Nursery unit.

Responsibilities include:

- Ensure proper handling and general comfort of weaner pigs
- Carry out feeding routine for weaner pigs
- Weigh and move pigs
- Recognize and treat common diseases and disorders
- Monitor pig health and recognize signs of disorder and report concerns
- Interpret labels, handle and administer medications and vaccines
- Provide water for animals and perform routine maintenance on water drinkers
- Ensure the Unit's biosecurity protocol is followed by all staff and visitors
- Operate a high pressure washer and ensure cleanliness and sanitation standards for the Unit are met
- Follow safe manure management procedures when cleaning out manure pits
- Monitor and maintain proper ventilation and temperature using automated control system
- Ensure accurate records are kept and submitted in a timely fashion to the head office (weekly movement, feed input sheets and closing batch sheets)
- Responsible to act safely in performing job duties at all times
- Reporting safety concerns to the safety representative and/or Unit Manager.
- Other duties as required


Skills and Abilities

Type Of Livestock Specialization
 - Swine
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Driver's licence


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