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Feedlot Herd Attendant Posted on Jan 29, 2018 by City Packers Feedlot 2003 Ltd.

  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $19.20 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

City Packers Feedlot 2003 Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Automated irrigation system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • 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
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Feed inventory
  • Livestock branding

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written 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.

By e-mail:

ronuele@gmail.com

By phone:

403-894-7551

Advertised Until

Feb 28, 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 Feedlot Herd Attendant 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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