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General Farm Worker - Livestock

Employer

Deerhaven Farms

Date Posted

June 13, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 55 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 09, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Deerhaven Farms

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Chicken farming
  • Hay farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Odours
  • Livestock

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Room and board provided
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Handling animals
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Perform animal grooming activities
  • Track and report on current feed inventory
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Perform general farm duties

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner

Screening questions

Are you willing to relocate for this position?

Experience

Experience an asset

Other benefits

On-site housing options


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The General Farm Worker - Livestock 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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Abilities

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