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Job Details

Custom Operator, Farm Machinery Posted on Feb 23, 2018 by Both Custom Works

  • Location Ponoka, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 25, 2018
Job Requirements


Both Custom Works




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Harvesters
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Automated manure handling or storage system


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs

Area of Specialization

  • Poultry
  • Agricultural crop service

Type of Farm Operations

  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Chicken farming

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

Rural area

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Negotiate with clients for provision of services
  • 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

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Feed inventory
  • Handling animals

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.

In Person

RR 2/NE-23-44-26-W4
Ponoka, Alberta T4J1R2

Advertised Until

Mar 25, 2018

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 Custom Operator, Farm Machinery is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Specialized Livestock Workers

Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses


Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs


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.

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