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Farm Labourer Posted on Nov 21, 2017 by Mattson Tree Farm

  • Location Olds, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 12, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Mattson Tree Farm

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Planting equipment
  • Loader
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator

Experience

No experience

Type of Product

  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding

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

Dec 12, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Farm Labourer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
General Farm Workers
NOC code: 8431
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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