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Farm Machinery Operator

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Date Posted

June 09, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Lacombe, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 55 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 09, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dairy
  • Grain, oil and forage crop

Work setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Handling animals
  • Monitor the calving process
  • Perform livestock feeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain work records and logs

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feeding and watering system
  • Harvesters
  • Storage and silage system
  • Tractor
  • Farm truck
  • Forage equipment
  • Haying equipment
  • Loader
  • Manure spreader
  • Skidsteer

Area of specialization

  • Agricultural crop service
  • Dairy cattle

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Ability to work independently

Personal suitability

  • Team player
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Financial benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Machinery 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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