Career Information Hotline

Toll Free 1-800-661-3753

Edmonton 780-422-4266

Guest Account Sign In Sign Up
Job Details

Beef Cattle Herdsperson Posted on Nov 15, 2017 by Uphill Feeders

  • Location Tawatinaw, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Uphill Feeders

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Hay farming

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Calving
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Weaning
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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

Dec 15, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Beef Cattle Herdsperson is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
NOC code: 8252
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.

Learn More

Was this page useful?
Top