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Job Details

Farm Worker, General

Employer

Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Date Posted

November 12, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Strathmore, AB
  • Earnings $15.20 hourly
  • Work Hours 70 to 120 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 12  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 10, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Wheatland Trees Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Planting equipment
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator

Experience

Will train

Type of Product

  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Native plants
  • Perennials

Type of Farm Operations

Other miscellaneous crop farming

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Write daily basic progress reports

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location

Automated Systems Experience

Feeding and watering system

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Soil fertility programs

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Budding trees
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Fruit trees training
  • Christmas tree shearing
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Greenhouse cleaning

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:

253022A TWP RD 234
Wheatland County, Alberta T1P0Z7

Advertised Until

Dec 10, 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 & Abilities
The Farm Worker, General 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 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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