About Dairy Farmers of Ontario

Dairy Farmers of Ontario is the marketing group for the largest sector of Ontario agriculture and is proudly owned and operated by Ontario's dairy farm families. We’re a non-profit organization, representing approximately 3,500 Ontario dairy farms.

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Why work with us?

Dairy Farmers of Ontario offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package that ensures the health and wellness of its employees. Our environment encourages work/life balance and provides opportunities for professional development.

What we do

We currently employ almost 100 people, 80% of whom work at our head office in Mississauga, Ontario, with the remainder working in home offices across the province. Our team comprises of Finance, IT, Economics, Operations, Marketing, Communications, Government Relations, Legal, HR and Administrative Services.

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Our core values

Leadership 

We lead by committing to continuous personal and organizational development.

Respect

We listen, accept differences and work together.

Trust 

We create, build and maintain trust by being honest, open and transparent. 

Integrity

We are consistent in our actions and values. 

Teamwork 

We help each other succeed through collaboration.

Fairness 

We ensure equitable application of rules and benefits. 

Accountability

We hold ourselves and each other responsible for delivering results.

Current opportunities

Logistics Coordinator

Our logistics team delivers a high level of customer service in the allocation and transportation of milk from farms to processing plants throughout Ontario. As a key member of the team, the Logistics Coordinator administers and monitors programs and contracts, and prepares reports on the operation’s performance.  The working environment is fast paced, and requires the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. To be successful, the ideal candidate will be highly organized, analytical, and able to multi-task competing demands.

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Human Resources Administrator

The HR Administrator plays an integral role within the HR team and organization.  Providing a broad range of human resources administrative and coordination services, you will; perform payroll, benefits and database administration, reporting and analysis, handle inquiries, support the budgeting process, administer employee programs and events and assist managing DFO’s fleet of company vehicles.
 
Enjoying a fast paced environment, you will work independently, and as part of the team to deliver a high level of customer service to employees and Board Members.  Maintaining integrity and high degrees of confidentiality and discretion will be key factors to your success in the role.
 

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Dairy Educator

Dairy Farmers of Ontario is looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic individuals who exhibit flexibility in an ever-changing environment. The ideal candidates will possess strong knowledge of the dairy industry and have experience working with children in a classroom setting.

Dairy educators are responsible for the promotion, coordination, and implementation of the local dairy education program in a specified region. Dairy educators create and conduct live and/or virtual school presentations to elementary level students on various dairy-related topics. The dairy education program offers opportunities to grow through training and new challenges. It is anticipated the dairy educator would work four to five days per week throughout the school year.

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General applications

Would you like to be considered for opportunities as they become available? Submit your application for future consideration. We encourage you to check back frequently to learn about current vacancies and to apply directly to a specific position.

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