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Job Details

Foreman/Woman, Dairy Farm Workers

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 by Philipsen Farm Ltd

  • Location Lacombe, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 18, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Harvesters
  • Storage and silage system
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Automated manure handling or storage system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Dairy cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Dairy

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Calving

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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

May 18, 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
The Foreman/Woman, Dairy Farm Workers is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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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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

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