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Job Details

Sheep Farm Operator

Employer

Kaiser Ag Solutions Ltd.

Date Posted

October 21, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Wetaskiwin, AB
  • Earnings $35,000.00 to $55,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 100 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 16, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Kaiser Ag Solutions Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Truck
  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Bulk handling system
  • Storage and silage system
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Area of Specialization

  • Cattle breeding
  • Cattle genomics

Type of Farm Operations

  • Poultry and egg production
  • Livestock
  • Harvest crops
  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Corn farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Hay farming
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Chicken farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Other poultry farming
  • Sheep farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming

Specific Skills

  • Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Establish marketing programs
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Monitoring animal health

Specific Skills - Field Crops

Stone and/or wood picking

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Soil fertility programs

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Shearing with knife
  • Weaning
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • 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.

By e-mail:

skaiser@kaiserag.com

By phone:

780-387-6020 Business Hours: 09:00 AM - 04:00 AM

In Person:

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wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A1X2
Between 09:00 AM and 04:00 PM

Advertised Until

Dec 16, 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 & Abilities
The Sheep Farm Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Farmers and Farm Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring farm workers; and in determining amounts and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised, and in purchasing farm machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plant, cultivate and harvest crops; and in raising and breeding livestock and poultry

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery, equipment and buildings

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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