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Dairy Herdsperson Posted on Dec 19, 2017 by De Knar Dairy Ltd.

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $18.43 to $24.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 14, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

De Knar Dairy Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Education

Completion of high school

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Milking system (automated)
  • 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

Dairy cattle

Type of Farm Operations

Dairy

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records

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.

Advertised Until

Mar 14, 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 Herdsperson is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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.

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