Farm Labourer

Froc Enterprises Ltd. based in Melfort, SK is looking suitable candidates for the position of  Farm Labourer who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or Permanent  employment. The shift schedules still to be determined.

Employer Name: Froc Enterprises Ltd.
Position: Farm Labourer
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $18.00 to $24.00 hourly for 36 to 50 hours per week
Employment type:  Full time, Permanent  employment
Location: Melfort, SK

Type of Farm Operations: Dry pea and bean farming, Oilseed (except soybean) farming, Wheat farming, Other grain farming

Job Description

  • The candidate would be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate must perform preventative and routine maintenance on farm equipment and tools.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of hoeing crops.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate will be required to check every item to ensure farm’s standard while tossing away items that do not pass that threshold.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly update farm manager about crop progress.
  • The candidate would be responsible in harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate need to clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • The candidate would be required to direct and monitor work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • The candidate should be responsible in ensuring cleanliness of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • The candidate would be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible in culling vegetables.
  • The candidate should be responsible for keeping record information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • The candidate would be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate would be responsible for grading, sorting and packing of produce into containers.
  • All packing and stacking duties will be performed in the field and on the farm.
  • The candidate must use hands and arms to handle product.
  • The candidate will be required to removes dry leaf debris from crop using both hands
  • The candidate would be responsible in participating the post-harvesting stage of crops and assist in packing them securely for storage purposes.
  • The candidate will be in charge of stone and/or wood picking.
  • The candidate should examine and inspect containers, packaging material, and product to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in the farming industry is not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate must have Pesticide Applicator’s Licence and Air Brake (Z) Endorsement certificate
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning crops
  • The candidate should need to do regular clipping activities for plants.
  • The candidate will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate will be required to perform the deleafing method.
  • The candidate will be in charge of vertical farming, and shoot positioning.
  • The candidate will be required to perform regular green house cleaning activity.
  • The candidate will be required to perform suckering, tying, and lowering tasks.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must be able to work long hours on farm.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a tractor, tillage equipment, a swather, a sprayer or duster, a seed drill, a loader, a farm truck, and a combine harvester.

Automated Systems Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have prior experience with bulk grain or feed handling automated systems.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean past driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate must be able to work at heights
  • Work places are completely smoke free
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.
  • The candidate will be required to drive manual transmission vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in Rural area.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

 

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