Livestock Attendant Posted on Jan 17, 2018 by Hagel Feeders Ltd.
Location Swalwell, AB
Earnings $16.00 to $19.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 4 Vacancies
Closing Date Mar 17, 2018
Hagel Feeders Ltd.
No degree, certificate or diploma
Equipment and Machinery Experience
- Seed drill
- Storage and silage system
- Feeding and watering system
- Automated manure handling or storage system
1 to less than 7 months
- Perform general farm duties
- Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
Area of Specialization
Type of Farm Operations
- Grain, oil and forage crop
- Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
Monitoring animal health
- Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
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
Work Location Information
Farm Supervisors Specific Skills
- Maintain quality control and production records
- Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
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
- Handling animals
- 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.
Mar 17, 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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