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Animal Health Technical Assistant

Type: Full time

Location: Aldersyde, Alberta

Responsibilities and Duties

The ideal candidate can be described as the following:

  • Enjoys being fully engaged with daily tasks and possesses a drive to be constantly challenged.
  • Has 5-10 years of previous experience analyzing and presenting data.
  • Well versed with hands-on experience using SQL and/or SQL Reporting Services.
  • Well versed with hands-on experience using Access and Excel.
  • Has a previous history of data analysis and organization to build comprehensive and interpretive reports for subsequent users.
  • Will thrive in a work environment which promotes innovation, initiative, and creativity.
  • Understands that there is a need to continuously seek opportunities to improve existing processes and create new ones.

 Qualifications and Skills

The skills, knowledge, and experience essential for success in this position:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, animal science, engineering, computer science, or a related university level degree.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with a desire to make sure data is correctly summarized and documents are consistently formatted.
  • Previous experience working with large datasets including troubleshooting outliers, data verification, summarization, and analysis.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and exceptional proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • An understanding of the beef industry (particularly feedlot production) is considered an asset, but not necessary.

Terms of Employment

 Full time permanent position

  • Competitive salary based on experience and education
  • Extensive group benefit package
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • This is a 37.5hr, five days week role
  • Hours of work are generally 8:30 – 5:00pm Monday to Friday

When applying for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter which outlines your relevant work experience.

Apply now - send your resume and cover letter to Attention: Cheryl Loewen, Human Resources Manager.