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Farm Workers Supervisor Posted on Oct 24, 2017 by Farming Worx

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.43 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Farming Worx

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

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

Area of Specialization

  • Poultry
  • Pork

Type of Farm Operations

Organic farming

Specific Skills

Monitoring animal health

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

11-15 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures

Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Feed inventory
  • Farm animal grooming

Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • 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:

bpmrock@gmail.com

In Person

Site 13, Box5 RR#7
Calgary, Alberta T2P2G7

Advertised Until

Jan 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Farm Workers Supervisor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
NOC code: 8252
OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling machinery and equipment; and in participating in the provision of services

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating and maintaining financial and operational records; and in hiring and training workers

innovative

Interest in negotiating with farmers and farm managers regarding services

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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