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Job Details

Farm Worker, General

Employer

HillBillyHills Farm

Date Posted

November 19, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Marwayne, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 25 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 03, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

HillBillyHills Farm

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Work Experience

Animals and poultry

Work Setting

Meat processing and/or packing plant/establishment

Type of Farm Operations

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Floriculture production
  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Hay farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Turkey farming
  • Chicken farming
  • Duck and geese farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Rabbit farming (cuniculture)
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Other poultry farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Sheep farming
  • Goat farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming
  • Broiler and other meat-type chicken production

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Milk cows
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Monitoring animal health

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Vegetable culling

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Food Specialties

Meat, poultry and game

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Cattle exhibition
  • Cattle training
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Show horse preparation
  • Processing pig litters
  • Shearing with knife
  • Weaning
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Livestock branding
  • Milking goats

Personal Suitability

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

Dec 03, 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 & Abilities
The Farm Worker, General 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 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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