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Labourer, Poultry Farming Posted on Feb 27, 2018 by Bear Springs Farm

  • Location Smoky Lake, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 to $15.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 6 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Bear Springs Farm




No degree, certificate or diploma

Other Languages

Spanish; Castilian

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Not applicable

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Farm truck


No experience

Type of Farm Operations

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Turkey farming
  • Chicken farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Other poultry farming
  • Sheep farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided

Automated Systems Experience

  • Egg gathering system
  • Feeding and watering system

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • 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

Mar 27, 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 Labourer, Poultry Farming is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers

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


Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment


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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