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Job Details

Manager, Farm

Posted on May 02, 2021 by Kendal Farms Ltd

  • Location Clairmont, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 16, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Kendal Farms Ltd

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

Experience

5 years or more

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Specific Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Establish marketing programs
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Willing to relocate

Food Specialties

Cereals, grains and pulses

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Soil fertility programs
  • Permaculture

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • 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 Mail:

Box 20 Site 11 RR2
Sexsmith, Alberta T0H3C0

Advertised Until

May 16, 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 Manager, Farm is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Farmers and Farm Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring farm workers; and in determining amounts and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised, and in purchasing farm machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plant, cultivate and harvest crops; and in raising and breeding livestock and poultry

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery, equipment and buildings

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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