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Job Details

Herdsperson

Posted on May 04, 2021 by Stronks Feedlot

  • Location Iron Springs, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 18, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Stronks Feedlot

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Livestock

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

Rural area

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

Handling animals

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 Herdsperson 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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