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Job Details

Poultry Farm Foreman/Woman Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by Both Custom Works

  • Location Ponoka, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $17.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 11, 2018
Job Requirements


Both Custom Works




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment

Area of Specialization


Type of Farm Operations

Broiler and other meat-type chicken production

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Large workload

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals

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.

In Person

RR 2/NE-23-44-26-W4
Ponoka, Alberta T4J1R2

Advertised Until

Apr 11, 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 Poultry Farm Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Specialized Livestock Workers

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

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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