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Job Details

Cattle Ranch Worker

Posted on Apr 07, 2021 by Day Ranch

  • Location Consort, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 21, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Day Ranch

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Swather
  • Loader
  • Haying equipment
  • Forage equipment
  • Farm truck

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Area of Specialization

Cattle breeding

Type of Farm Operations

  • Dry pea and bean farming
  • Hay farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Livestock combination farming

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Monitoring animal health

Specific Skills - Field Crops

Stone and/or wood picking

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Cattle training
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

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

Apr 21, 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 Cattle Ranch Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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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