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Dairy Farm Worker Posted on Apr 11, 2018 by Poly-C Farms ltd

  • Location Ponoka, AB
  • Earnings $13.70 hourly
  • Work Hours 200 to 300 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 11, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Poly-C Farms ltd

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Type of Farm Operations

Dairy

Specific Skills

  • Feed and tend animals
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Milk cows

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Rural area

Automated Systems Experience

Milking system (automated)

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

May 11, 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 Dairy Farm Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers
METHODICAL

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

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment

innovative

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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