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Job Details

Beef Cattle Herdsperson

Employer

Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd.

Date Posted

September 09, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Taber, AB
  • Earnings $21.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 09, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Maintain quality control and production records

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain livestock performance records

Personal Suitability

Team player

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits

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

Oct 09, 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
The Beef Cattle Herdsperson is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling machinery and equipment; and in participating in the provision of services

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating and maintaining financial and operational records; and in hiring and training workers

innovative

Interest in negotiating with farmers and farm managers regarding services

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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Specialized Livestock Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs

directive

Interest in supervising feeding, health and breeding programs; may supervise general farm workers and harvesting labourers

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.

Learn More

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