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Job Details

Farm Equipment Operator

Employer

Peony Farms Ltd.

Date Posted

October 12, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Lacombe, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 26, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Peony Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Swather
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Planting equipment
  • Manure spreader
  • Loader
  • Forage equipment
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Combine harvester

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Specialization

Mechanical

Type of Farm Operations

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Fertilize and spray crops

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

Handling animals

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player

Benefits

Group Insurance Benefits


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 26, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Farm Equipment Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to examine produce for quality and prepare for market, to feed and tend livestock and poultry, and to clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens; and to set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery and equipment

innovative

Interest in detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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