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Job Details

Farm Supervisor

Posted on Jan 02, 2021 by Farming Worx

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.43 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  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 or fruit harvester
  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Egg gathering system
  • Bulk handling system
  • Storage and silage system
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system
  • Biogas

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

  • Swine
  • Poultry
  • Beef cattle
  • Agricultural crop service
  • Agricultural livestock service
  • Pork

Type of Product

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

Type of Farm Operations

  • Tree and orchard fruit
  • Sugar beets
  • Poultry and egg production
  • Potato and vegetable
  • Livestock
  • Horticultural field crop
  • Horse breeding
  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Experimental
  • Turkey breeding
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Hay farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Hog management
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Soybean farming
  • Turkey farming
  • Chicken farming
  • Duck and geese farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Rabbit farming (cuniculture)
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Other poultry farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Goat farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming
  • Broiler and other meat-type chicken production

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Vegetable culling

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • 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

  • 1 to 2 people
  • More than 20 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people
  • 11-15 people
  • 16-20 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Maintain financial and production records
  • 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
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Permaculture

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Select livestock for sale
  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals
  • Soybean farming
  • Processing pig litters
  • Reining
  • Farm animal grooming
  • Milking goats

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

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

Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills

  • Automated honey extractor
  • 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

By Mail:

Site 13, Box5 RR#7
Calgary, Alberta T2P2G7

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 Supervisor 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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