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Job Details

Farm Labourer

Posted on Jan 02, 2021 by Farming Worx

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $15.20 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 8  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 01, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Farming Worx

Languages

English

Education

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

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

First Aid Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Vegetable harvester
  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Swather
  • Seed drill
  • Planting equipment
  • Manure spreader
  • Loader
  • Lift truck
  • Fruit harvester
  • Forage equipment
  • Farm truck
  • Combine harvester
  • Biogas

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Type of Product

  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Type of Farm Operations

  • Turkey breeding
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Floriculture production
  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Hay farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Hog management
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Turkey farming
  • Chicken farming
  • Duck and geese farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Rabbit farming (cuniculture)
  • Other grain farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Other poultry farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Sheep farming
  • Goat farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming
  • Broiler and other meat-type chicken production

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
  • Apiary work
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Monitoring animal health

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Stone and/or wood picking

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Room and board provided
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Automated Systems Experience

  • Manure handling and storage
  • Egg gathering system
  • Automated honey extractor
  • Storage and silage system
  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated
  • Automated environmental control equipment
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Feeding and watering system

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Processing pig litters
  • Farm animal grooming

Personal Suitability

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

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Christmas tree shearing
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Seed cutting
  • Grading
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Lowering
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes

Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills

  • Apiary work
  • Apiary management
  • Harvesting honey
  • Honey bees
  • Wax stamping beehives
  • Detection and treatment of bee diseases
  • Honey farm
  • Knowledge of bee biology

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 e-mail:

bpmrock@gmail.com

Advertised Until

Feb 01, 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 Labourer 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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