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Job Details

Feedlot Herd Attendant

Employer

Van Raay Paskal Farms Ltd.

Date Posted

November 10, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Picture Butte, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 10, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Van Raay Paskal Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Livestock

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Ability to Supervise

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records

Personal Suitability

Team player

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Vision Care Benefits
  • Other Benefits

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.

By e-mail:

jolayne@vrpfarms.ca

Advertised Until

Dec 10, 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 Feedlot Herd Attendant 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 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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General Learning Ability

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Visual Abilities

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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 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 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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