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Individual Animal Management (IAM) Summer Student

Type: Full time

Location: Aldersyde, Alberta


  • A student within a Bachelor or Master of Science degree program.
  • An understanding of feedlot production.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the efforts of the Individual Animal Management (IAM)
  • Field work related to IAM (auditing feedlot systems, training on-site).
  • Working with data: entering and summarizing the data.
  • Cooperate with/work alongside the IAM Support teams, FHMS Veterinarians and Consultants, and other department personnel to accomplish the necessary activities associated with duties assigned.
  • Maintain and implement departmental policies, procedures and instruction manuals.
  • Hours of work are generally 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday; but some flexibility is required to meet project specific requirements. This is a full-time position from the beginning of May to the end of August.

 Training Opportunities:

  • Training from the IAM support teams to understand office and field work responsibilities.
  • Training from the Team Lead and Consultants to develop the skills to work with data sets.
  • Training from the IAM Team Lead and support teams on projects that may be assigned.
  • Training from Veterinarians or Animal Scientists in areas of interest to the student.

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