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Job Details

Vegetable Farm Worker

Posted on May 05, 2021 by JAMCO Growers Ltd

  • Location Redcliff, AB
  • Earnings $15.42 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 29, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

JAMCO Growers Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Type of Farm Operations

Fruit and vegetable combination farming

Type of Crops

  • Cucumbers
  • Bell peppers
  • Tomatoes

Specific Skills

  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market

Specific Skills - Field Crops

Hand harvesting vegetables

Work Site Environment

  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vertical farming system
  • Shoot positioning
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Lowering

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.

Advertised Until

Jun 29, 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 Vegetable 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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