Skills General Farm Worker - Livestock in the Côte-Nord Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "general farm worker - livestock" was moved from the group General farm workers (NOC 8431) to the group Livestock labourers (NOC 85100).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a general farm worker - livestock in Canada. These skills are applicable to all General farm workers (NOC 85100).

Tasks

  • Boar semen collection
  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Calving
  • Cattle exhibition
  • Cattle training
  • Christmas tree shearing
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Feed inventory
  • Fruit trees training
  • Grading
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Handling animals
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Livestock branding
  • Lowering
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Milking goats
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Permaculture
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Processing pig litters
  • Reining
  • Seed cutting
  • Shearing with knife
  • Shoot positioning
  • Show horse preparation
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vegetable culling
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weaning
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Milk cows
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Apiary work
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Loading and Unloading
    • Sorting
  • Building Help -
    • Restoring and Repairing
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Constructing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Serving Others
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Counselling and Nurturing
  • Communication Help -
    • Interviewing
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Processing Information
    • Managing Information
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Food Production and Agriculture
    • Processing and Production
  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Mathematics
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Client Service
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Clerical
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
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