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Beef Cattle Herdsperson

Employer

Armand L. Berube

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Languages

English or French
  • Location Genesee, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 29, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Armand L. Berube

Languages

English or French

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Calving
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Handling animals
  • Livestock branding
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Storage and silage system
  • Tractor

Area of specialization

  • Cattle breeding
  • Beef cattle

Security and safety

Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

5 years or more


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

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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