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Job Details

Farm Operation Foreman/Woman

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Weleschuk Farms LTD.

  • Location Tofield, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 04, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Weleschuk Farms LTD.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Bulk handling system

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Hire and train staff

Area of Specialization

Agricultural crop service

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Type of Crops

Soybeans

Specific Skills - Field Crops

Stone and/or wood picking

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

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 #4
Tofield, Alberta T0B4J0

Advertised Until

May 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 Operation 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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