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Farm Supervisor

Employer

Philipsen Farm Ltd

Date Posted

June 09, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Lacombe, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $27.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 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 equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors
  • Dairy
  • Grain, oil and forage crop

Tasks

  • Diagnose livestock health issues
  • Handling animals
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Treat livestock health issues
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Track and report on current feed inventory

Supervision

5-10 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Automated manure handling or storage system
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Storage and silage system
  • Tractor

Area of specialization

Dairy cattle

Security and safety

Driver's validity licence check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Financial benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Supervisor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 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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Abilities

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Interest Codes

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 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.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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