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Sheep Farm Operator Verified This job was posted directly by the employer on Job Bank.

Posted on October 21, 2021 by Employer details Kaiser Ag Solutions Ltd.

Job details

  • LocationWetaskiwin, AB
  • Salary$$35,000 to $55,000YEAR annually for 35 to 100 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Term or contract
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1846522

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
or equivalent experience

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills
Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
Perform general farm duties
Manage overall operation of farm
Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
Maintain financial and production records
Establish marketing programs
Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
Monitoring animal health
Specific Skills - Field Crops
Stone and/or wood picking
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Truck
Tractor
Sprayer or duster
Seed drill
Harvesters
Fertilizer applicator
Bulk handling system
Storage and silage system
Feeding and watering system
Area of Specialization
Cattle breeding
Cattle genomics
Type of Farm Operations
Poultry and egg production
Livestock
Harvest crops
Grain, oil and forage crop
Other miscellaneous crop farming
Corn farming
Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
Hay farming
Oilseed (except soybean) farming
Chicken farming
Layer poultry farming
Wheat farming
Other grain farming
Other poultry farming
Sheep farming
Livestock combination farming
Organic farming
Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills
Soil fertility programs
Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills
Calving
Feed inventory
Handling animals
Shearing with knife
Weaning
Farm animal grooming
Livestock branding
Security and Safety
Driver's validity licence check;
Work Site Environment
Dangerous; Outdoors; Noisy; Odours; Dusty; Hot;
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver's licence;
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload; Tight deadlines; Overtime required;
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people;
Work Location Information
Rural area; Remote location; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs covered by employer;
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Values and ethics; Organized;

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Advertised until

2022-02-09

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