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Farm Foreman/Woman

Employer

Lilybrook Herefords Inc.

Date Posted

June 25, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Claresholm, AB
  • Earnings $18.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 25, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Lilybrook Herefords Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

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

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location

Tasks

  • Diagnose livestock health issues
  • Handling animals
  • Monitor the calving process
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Organize tasks to accomplish the work
  • Treat livestock health issues
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Hire and train staff
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Tractor
  • Forklift

Area of specialization

  • Agricultural livestock service
  • Beef cattle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Foreman/Woman 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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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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