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Cattle Ranch Worker Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Prestville Cattle Co.

  • Location Rycroft, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 120 to 160 hours per month
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Prestville Cattle Co.




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Loader
  • Haying equipment
  • Farm truck
  • Combine harvester


Experience an asset

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Hay farming
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Livestock combination farming

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Automated Systems Experience

  • Manure handling and storage
  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Soil fertility programs

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Handling animals

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • 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

Mar 27, 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 Ranch Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers

Interest in comparing information to examine produce for quality and prepare for market, to feed and tend livestock and poultry, and to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens; and to set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops


Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment


Interest in detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

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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