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Job Details

Farm Equipment Operator

Employer

Grainfarmlife

Date Posted

August 02, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Silver Valley, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $50.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 30, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Grainfarmlife

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work Site Environment

  • Dry pea and bean farming
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Outdoors
  • Wheat farming
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work Setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Combine harvester
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Loader
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Swather
  • Tillage equipment
  • Tractor

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site housing options

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 & Abilities
The Farm Equipment Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

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Manual Dexterity

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