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.
- 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
- Continuous learning
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- Driver's licence