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Job Details

Beef Cattle Farm Worker

Employer

Colby Hansen

Date Posted

November 23, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Tawatinaw, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Colby Hansen

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Manure spreader
  • Loader
  • Forage equipment
  • Farm truck

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Farm Operations

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Various locations

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Weaning

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 07, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Beef Cattle Farm Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

General Farm Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to examine produce for quality and prepare for market, to feed and tend livestock and poultry, and to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens; and to set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment

innovative

Interest in detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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