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Farm Worker, General Posted on May 04, 2018 by W.K. Oseen Farms Ltd.

  • Location Taber, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 22, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

W.K. Oseen Farms Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Swather
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Seed drill
  • Planting equipment
  • Loader
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Combine harvester

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Type of Farm Operations

  • Dry pea and bean farming
  • Oilseed (except soybean) farming
  • Wheat farming
  • Other grain farming

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Write daily basic progress reports

Specific Skills - Field Crops

Stone and/or wood picking

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Automated Systems Experience

  • Storage and silage system
  • Bulk grain or feed handling - automated

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

Mixing fertilizer


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

Box 4623
Taber, Alberta T1G2C9

Advertised Until

Aug 22, 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 Worker, General 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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