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Job Details

Groom - Horse Race Track

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 by Viking Stables Inc.

  • Location Innisfree, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 30, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Viking Stables Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Animal Specializations

  • Horses
  • Thoroughbred horses

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Race track

Type of Pets Groomed

Horses

Specific Skills

Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Animal Care Specific Skills

  • Prepare food and feed animals
  • Monitor and document animal behaviour
  • Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures
  • Assist with inoculation and treatment of animals
  • Assist animal breeders to handle and nurture animals

Pet Grooming Specific Skills

  • Bathing/shampooing
  • Pet clipping and styling

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:

joanpetro@live.com

Advertised Until

Sep 30, 2020

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 Groom - Horse Race Track is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to monitor and document animal behaviour, and to prepare food and feed animals, fish and birds at scheduled intervals

OBJECTIVE

Interest in assisting scientists and researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals; and in using equipment for grooming animals

DIRECTIVE

Interest in handling and nurturing animals when grooming and when assisting breeders; and in training dogs to obey commands and perform specific duties in response to signals

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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