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Cattle Herdsperson Posted on Jun 14, 2018 by Double F Farms

  • Location Kirriemuir, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $26.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 6 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 02, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Double F Farms

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Livestock

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers

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
  • Calving
  • Feed inventory
  • Weaning
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

Team player


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.

In Person

Box 707
Kirriemuir, Alberta T0C1R0

Advertised Until

Sep 02, 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 Cattle Herdsperson is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
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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Farm Supervisors and Specialized Livestock Workers
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

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.

Learn More

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