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Herd Attendant Posted on Feb 13, 2018 by LLB Angus Farm Ltd.

  • Location Erskine, AB
  • Earnings $18.43 to $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 15, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

LLB Angus Farm Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Storage and silage 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
  • Cattle breeding

Type of Farm Operations

Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Carry out a pasture or pen breeding programs
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Boar semen collection
  • Calving
  • Cattle exhibition
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Weaning
  • Livestock branding

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 15, 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 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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