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Beef Cattle Herdsperson Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Wade and Jackie Lourance

  • Location Winfield, AB
  • Earnings $15.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Wade and Jackie Lourance

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Feeding and watering system

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Remote location

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Maintain quality control and production records

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • 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.

By Mail

NE 08 46 5 W5
Winfield, Alberta T0C2X0

In Person

RR 1 Site 2 Box 14
WINFIELD, Alberta T0C2X0

Advertised Until

Mar 03, 2018

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 Beef Cattle Herdsperson is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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.

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