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Job Details

Farm Worker, General

Employer

PORKDALE FARMS LTD.

Date Posted

January 06, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Taber, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 05, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

PORKDALE FARMS LTD.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Farm Operations

Hog and pig farming

Specific Skills

  • Feed and tend animals
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Staff accommodation provided

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

Handling animals

Personal Suitability

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

Screening questions

Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?


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

Feb 05, 2022

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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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Motor Coordination

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