Pen Checker

In by Melissa

Park Road Farms Ltd.
May 10, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$20-$24.00 an hour
  • Lethbridge


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$20–$24 an hour
Job type
Shift & schedule
Weekend availability
Monday to Friday

We are a family owned feedlot located 15 minutes west of Lethbridge and 5 minutes south of Nobleford. We operate two feedlots, and have a capacity of 11,000 head.

Overview: The Pen Checker is responsible for ensuring early and accurate diagnosis of sick cattle along with general feedlot maintenance and tasks as required. The applicant must have a high understanding of cattle health, ensuring protocols for cattle treatment. The Pen Checker will ensure humane handling of all cattle, while providing low stress environments. The pen checker/lead hand will assist feedlot management in all aspects of feedlot, yard and pen maintenance. Processing and shipping cattle will be required.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Team player
  • Knowledge of cattle diseases, illnesses
  • Check and treat cattle in a safe and timely manner
  • Follow veterinary protocol
  • Communicate to other staff major issues with cattle
  • Report any issues with machinery used, fencing, bedding, etc.
  • Prepare and move cattle from one area to another, including shipping and receiving cattle
  • Be able to step up and help with cleaning, washing equipment, general labor
  • Other duties as assigned by Feedlot Manager


  • Good attitude, self-motivation and common sense are pivotal
  • Take direction and help in other areas when required
  • Willing to learn, expand knowledge
  • Working feedlot experience, minimum 2 years’ experience working with livestock
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Self-Motivated and have strong verbal communication skills
  • References required

Health and Dental benefits provided once probation has been completed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00-$24.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

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