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Market Garden Worker Posted on Mar 28, 2018 by Northern Lights Fruit & Vegetable Co.

  • Location Dixonville, AB
  • Earnings $13.60 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 27, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Northern Lights Fruit & Vegetable Co.

Languages

U

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Loader

Experience

Will train

Type of Farm Operations

Fruit and vegetable combination farming

Type of Crops

  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Cauliflowers
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
  • Melons
  • Carrots

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Room and board provided
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Apr 27, 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 Market Garden Worker 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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