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Beef Cattle Herdsperson Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Agricultural Employment

  • Location Picture Butte, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 22, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Agricultural Employment

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

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

Area of Specialization

  • Beef cattle
  • Cattle breeding

Type of Farm Operations

  • Livestock
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

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
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Remote location

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Maintain quality control and production records

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Calving
  • Feed inventory

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • 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:

agemploy@gmail.com

Advertised Until

Dec 22, 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.

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