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Job Details

Farm Machinery Custom Operator

Employer

Both Custom Works

Date Posted

September 01, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Ponoka, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 01, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Both Custom Works

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Farm truck
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

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

Area of Specialization

  • Poultry
  • Agricultural crop service

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Chicken farming

Specific Skills

Repair and maintain equipment

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

Rural area

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Negotiate with clients for provision of services
  • Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals

Personal Suitability

Team player


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:

RR 2/NE-23-44-26-W4
Ponoka, Alberta T4J1R2

Advertised Until

Oct 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 Machinery Custom Operator 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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