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Stable Hand Posted on Oct 05, 2017 by Fordville Farm

  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Fordville Farm

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

First Aid Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Farm truck

Experience

5 years or more

Animal Specializations

Horses

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Handling animals
  • Show horse preparation
  • Farm animal grooming

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • 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

Dec 23, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Stable Hand is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers
NOC code: 8431
METHODICAL

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

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment

innovative

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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