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Job Details

Farm Worker

Posted on Apr 30, 2021 by Nature's Way Farm Ltd.

  • Location Grimshaw, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 30, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Nature's Way Farm Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Swather
  • Seed drill
  • Planting equipment
  • Manure spreader
  • Loader
  • Haying equipment
  • Forage equipment
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Combine harvester

Experience

Will train

Type of Farm Operations

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Hay farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Milk cows
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Willing to relocate

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Calving
  • Handling animals
  • Weaning

Personal Suitability

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

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:

plundgard@telus.net

Advertised Until

May 30, 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 Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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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