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Job Details

Dairy Herdsperson

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Date Posted

June 28, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Lacombe, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 26, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Agricultural Production Operations, General

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Automated manure handling or storage 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

Dairy cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Dairy

Specific Skills

  • Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming
  • Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Calving

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • 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

Jul 26, 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 Dairy 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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