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Farm Worker, Vegetables

Employer

1607703 ALBERTA LTD.

Date Posted

January 13, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Carstairs, AB
  • Earnings $15.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 48 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 02, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

1607703 ALBERTA LTD.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Chicken farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Cleaning crop
  • Deleafing
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Shoot positioning
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

Type of crops

  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflowers
  • Cucumbers
  • Field berries
  • Garlic
  • Melons
  • Onions
  • Seed corn
  • Soybeans
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis

Equipment and machinery experience

Tractor

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Experience

5 years or more

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

Free parking available


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Worker, Vegetables 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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