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Job Details

Groom - Horse Race Track

Posted on Aug 10, 2020 by Rycroft and Going Training Stable

  • Location Winfield, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 08, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Rycroft and Going Training Stable

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

Keep records of animals treated

Animal Specializations

Horses

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Race track

Type of Pets Groomed

Horses

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Items Auctioned

Farm

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • 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

  • Teeth cleaning
  • Bathing/shampooing
  • Pet clipping and styling
  • Show clipping

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

Oct 08, 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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