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Job Details

Field Crop Foreman/Woman

Posted on Apr 26, 2021 by Visscher Farms Ltd

  • Location Legal, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 04, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Visscher Farms Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Storage and silage system

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

Agricultural crop service

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • 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

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

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

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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:

vfl.apply@gmail.com

By Mail:

Box 510
Legal, Alberta T0G1L0

Advertised Until

Jun 04, 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 Field Crop Foreman/Woman 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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