Job Code: 
2283
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Six months
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Auction Market
Occupation: 
Auctioneer
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Westlock, AB
Provincial Area: 
Alberta
Marketed to: 
Male or Female
Employer
Employer Info: 

Vold, Jones & Vold Auction Co Ltd located at 9004 110a St, Westlock, AB T7P 2N4. 

Other locations that may be required:

  • 4410-Hwy 2A Ponoka Alberta
  • 4831-47 St Box 680 Rimbey Alberta
  • 301 - 116th Ave. Dawson Creek British Columbia
  • Range Road 104, Beaverlodge Alberta

 

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$30.00
Wage Info: 
Hourly
Worker Accommodation: 
No accommodation
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
High School
Job Experience: 
See Experience needed in description
Job Duties
Livestock: 
Beef cattle
Dairy cattle
Duties: 
  • Move cattle into the auction area and participate in the loading in/out of cattle
  • Travel to customer’s farms to promote sales of VJV Auction services
  • Provide clients with the benefits and uses of goods or services of VJV
  • Review and adapt to information regarding product innovations, competitors and market conditions
  • Must be familiar with and knowledgeable of livestock animal terminology
  • Point out desirable qualities of livestock on sale including age, breed, weight, etc.
  • Auction animals off at public sales and auctions
  • Spot and signal bids from audience members
  • Control the bidding process
  • Maintain crowd control
  • Tag or mark animals for identification in sale ring
  • Complete various paperwork and recordkeeping tasks on sale animals
Job Description: 

Vold, Jones & Vold Auction Co. Ltd. (http://www.vjvauction.com) is a livestock auction organization established in 1957 with locations in Ponoka, Westlock, Rimbey, Dawson Creek and Beaverlodge. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time and permanent position for a Junior Auctioneer.  The auctioneer must work at our Westlock location (9004 110a St, Westlock, AB T7P 2N4).  From time to time duties  might be performed at our other locations. The duties will include auctioneering duties and cattle handling duties.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Must have grade 12
  • Must have previous cattle auctioneering experience
  • Must have formal auctioneering training from a registered provider
How to apply: 

Please send resume and 3 references to Vold, Jones & Vold Auction Co. Ltd. at office@vjvauction.com   Attention:  Katrina Watkins.

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