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Cattle Herdsperson Posted on Oct 25, 2017 by Benchmark Farms Ltd.

  • Location Warner, AB
  • Earnings $15.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 80 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Benchmark Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Automated irrigation system
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

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

Area of Specialization

  • Beef cattle
  • Agricultural crop service
  • Agricultural livestock service

Type of Farm Operations

Livestock

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

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
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Negotiate with clients for provision of services
  • 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
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Select livestock for sale

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.

By e-mail:

daicya@muntonco.com

In Person

NW 31-003-17 W4
Warner, Alberta T0K2L0

Advertised Until

Jan 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The 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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