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Job Details

General Farm Worker

Employer

Discount Movers Ltd.

Date Posted

September 20, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Red Deer County, AB
  • Earnings $15.42 to $17.42 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 45 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 17, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Discount Movers Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

No experience

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Farm Operations

Fruit and vegetable combination 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
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Vegetable culling

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Remote location

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Permaculture

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Ability to multitask

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse cleaning

Benefits

Other Benefits


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:

28413 Township Road 392
Red Deer County, Alberta T4E1C8

Advertised Until

Nov 17, 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 General 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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