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General Labourer - Farm

Employer

ALBERTA TREE FARMS

Date Posted

January 24, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Aldersyde, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 38 to 42 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 8  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 23, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

ALBERTA TREE FARMS

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Wet/damp
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

Staff accommodation provided

Tasks

  • Budding trees
  • Christmas tree shearing
  • Deleafing
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Tying
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Plant tree seedlings
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Clean up landing areas at logging sites
  • Attach cables or chokers to felled trees for yarding
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Assist other logging and forestry workers
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Clean work area

Transportation/travel information

Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

Gasoline paid

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site housing options
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The General Labourer - Farm 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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Abilities

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