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Job Details

Farm Hand

Employer

McNary Feed Lot Ltd

Date Posted

May 30, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Wainwright, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

McNary Feed Lot Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Loader
  • Lift truck
  • Farm truck

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Specialization

Forklift

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Farm Operations

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Automated Systems Experience

  • Manure handling and storage
  • Storage and silage system
  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated
  • Feeding and watering system

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Cattle exhibition
  • Cattle training
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Weaning
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Hand 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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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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