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Dairy Farm Manager Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by Van Der Sluijs Dairy

  • Location Olds, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 to $17.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 80 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 30, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Van Der Sluijs Dairy

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Feeding and watering system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Specialization

  • Cattle breeding
  • Cattle genomics

Type of Farm Operations

  • Dairy
  • Hay farming

Specific Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Monitoring animal health

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Handling animals

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Dec 30, 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 Dairy Farm Manager is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Farmers and Farm Managers
NOC code: 8251
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring farm workers; and in determining amounts and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised, and in purchasing farm machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plant, cultivate and harvest crops; and in raising and breeding livestock and poultry

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery, equipment and buildings

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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