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Job Details

Farm Foreman/Woman

Posted on Apr 26, 2021 by Kolk Farms Ltd

  • Location Iron Springs, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 04, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Kolk Farms Ltd

Languages

English

Education

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

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Seed drill
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Storage and silage system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

Beef cattle

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Other grain farming
  • Livestock combination farming

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

Maintain quality control and production records

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Calving

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Organized

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.

By Mail:

SW22-11-30-W4
Iron Springs, Alberta T0K1G0

Advertised Until

Jun 04, 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 Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling machinery and equipment; and in participating in the provision of services

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating and maintaining financial and operational records; and in hiring and training workers

innovative

Interest in negotiating with farmers and farm managers regarding services

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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Specialized Livestock Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs

directive

Interest in supervising feeding, health and breeding programs; may supervise general farm workers and harvesting labourers

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.

Learn More

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