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Farm Hand - Livestock

Employer

McNary Feed Lot Ltd

Date Posted

June 09, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Wainwright, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 09, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

McNary Feed Lot Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Outdoors

Tasks

  • Clear and collect brush and debris from fields, pens and other work areas
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Perform livestock feeding
  • Weaning
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Tractor
  • Farm truck
  • Lift truck
  • Loader
  • Forklift

Automated systems experience

  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated
  • Automated environmental control equipment
  • Manure handling and storage

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner

Experience

Experience an asset

Financial benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Hand - Livestock is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 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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