Swine Herdsperson (Argyle, MB area)

Posted on:  October 17, 2017

Job Title: Swine Herdsperson NOC 8252

Employer: Calvern Farms Ltd.
Employment type: permanent, full time
Business address: Box 89 Argyle, MB R0C-0B0
Work Location: 1.5 miles west of Argyle, MB on PR 323
Wage: $15.50 / 10 paid vacation days

Duties include:

  • carry out farrowing program to ensure production targets are met
  • maintenance of equipment - cleanliness, inventory of supplies and medications required
  • ensure accurate records are kept and submitted
  • ensure biosecurity protocol is strictly fillowed
  • monitor and treat hogs to maintain herd health
  • carry out feeding program
  • washing and prepare rooms
  • testing and weighting of hogs
  • maitain performance records

General farm duties such as:

  • provide water and perform routine maintenance on waterers as needed
  • operate HP washer and ensure cleanliness and sanitation standards are met
  • monitor and maintain proper ventilation and temperature
  • maintenance of barn - ensuring that all areas are completed including but not limited to
    repairs, garbage disposal, rodent control barn and office cleanlinessand laundry.
  • any other farm duties as required


  • at least 3 years experience with hogs
  • completion of post-secondary education in pork production course
  • ability to communicate verbally and write in English a must
  • valid driver's license
  • weekebd and holiday hours required on a rotational basis


  • self motivated
  • good work ethic
  • problem solving
  • strong communication skills oral/written
  • ability to work as a team as well as solo

If interested, please send resume to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.