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Job Details

Stable Hand

Employer

Fordville Farm Inc.

Date Posted

July 25, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 24, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Fordville Farm Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dangerous
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Show horse preparation
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Farm truck
  • Tractor

Animal Specializations

Thoroughbred horses

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Other benefits

On-site housing options


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Stable Hand 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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Motor Coordination

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