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
City Packers Feedlot 2003 Ltd.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Equipment and Machinery Experience
- Sprayer or duster
- Automated irrigation system
2 years to less than 3 years
- Perform general farm duties
- Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
- Maintain work records and logs
Area of Specialization
Type of Farm Operations
- Grain, oil and forage crop
- Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
Monitoring animal health
Security and Safety
- Driver's validity licence check
- Criminal record check
- Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
- 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
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
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
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.
Feb 28, 2018
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Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses
Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs
Interest in supervising feeding, health and breeding programs; may supervise general farm workers and harvesting labourers
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