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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Career Opportunities

We currently have the following postings:


Beef Cattle Herdsman:

Living Sky Beef is a progressive beef cattle operation which includes a commercial cow/calf herd, (spring and fall calving herds) replacement heifers, backgrounding and custom baling operation. We are looking for a full time, permanent employee to join our team who will work with us to manage our cow/calf herd and maintain our over 8000 acres of grazing and pasture land. Summer duties will include grazing management, fencing, water development, calving, identifying and treating cattle with health problems, processing animals and haying. During the winter duties include feeding cattle and calves, managing delivery of feed commodities, monitoring animal health, identifying and treating sick animals, managing winter feeding/grazing for cowherd, and hauling bales. During the summer and fall months we also operate a custom baling operation, so the successful candidate will be required to run the baler (large squares) and other equipment including swather, hay rake, and hay trailers to stack and haul bales.

Previous experience with beef cattle and operating farm equipment is an asset. Must also have a valid class 5 driver’s licence. The successful candidate must have the ability to work well with others or on their own, posses time management skills and have the ability to manage other workers when necessary. Long hours and physically demanding outdoor work are parts of this job. Typically during the summer months, employees work Monday to Friday with weekends off. During the winter, employees may work alternating weekends (typically only Saturday) and we ensure that workers have two days off in a row.

We offer employees the opportunity to learn and develop their skills on the job, but insist that our team members are reliable, trustworthy and self motivated. For anyone who likes to work with beef cattle and spend time out on the range, this is an excellent opportunity.

Our operation is located near Minton, SK and require that the successful candidate live in, or re-locate to the area. We will assist the successful candidate to locate accommodations/housing in the area.

Wages commensurate with experience. Start date as soon as possible.

You must be legally entitled to work in Canada as this employer currently does not have a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) that would support hiring a foreign worker.

Contact Us:
Living Sky Beef - Leanne and Ryan Thompson
PO Box 263
Ceylon, SK
Phone (306) 969-2666
Fax (306) 969-2226
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Equipment Operator:

Living Sky Beef is a progressive beef cattle operation located in Southern Saskatchewan, near Minton. Our business includes a commercial cow/calf herd, replacement heifers, small backgrounding feedlot and haying/custom baling operation.

We currently looking for an equipment operator to work in our custom baling operation. This is a seasonal position from starting roughly in mid August running through the fall to approximately November. The actual length of the position will be dependant on the growing season and environmental conditions.

Duties will include running the large square baler, operating tractors and/or stacker to stack and load bales. Will also be required to perform regular maintenance and minor repairs on equipment (tractors, loaders, large square baler, stacker) to ensure efficient operation and reduce down time.

The successful candidate must have previous experience with equipment operation, maintenance and repair. Must be a detail-oriented person who can work well with others or on their own. Long hours may be required during baling season and this position is physically demanding.

We offer excellent working conditions but require our team to be reliable and self motivated.

Accommodations and some meals may be covered while working remotely.

Wages commensurate with experience.

Contact Us:
Living Sky Beef - Leanne and Ryan Thompson
PO Box 263
Ceylon, SK
Phone (306) 969-2666
Fax (306) 969-2226
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.