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Farm Manager Posted on Feb 01, 2018 by Benci Seed Farms Inc

  • Location Carmangay, AB
  • Earnings $19.06 to $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Benci Seed Farms Inc

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Type of Farm Operations

  • Harvest crops
  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Specific Skills

  • Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • 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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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 e-mail:

sybenci@yahoo.ca

Advertised Until

Mar 03, 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 Farm Manager 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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