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Job Details

Dairy Herdsperson

Employer

Hazel Bluff Dairy ltd

Date Posted

September 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Westlock, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $23.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 23, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Hazel Bluff Dairy ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Dairy

Work setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Calving
  • Clipping
  • Handling animals
  • Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Perform general farm duties

Area of specialization

  • Cattle breeding
  • Dairy cattle

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site housing options

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dairy 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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Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

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Manual Dexterity

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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

Learn More
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