Farm operation supervisor

Northern Cherries Inc. based in Kelowna, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm operation supervisor 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 Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift schedules have yet to be determined. The position of Farm operation supervisor has been approved by the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).

Employer Name: Northern Cherries Inc.
Position: Farm operation supervisor
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: $19.00 hourly for 80 hours per 80 to 95 hours bi-weekly
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Kelowna, BC

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of tying.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures.
  • The candidate must keep financial and production records.
  • The candidate will be required to provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying, or harvesting.
  • The candidate will be responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers.
  • The candidate will be expected to create work schedules and procedures.
  • The candidate must ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep track of quality control and production records.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations.
  • The candidate will be in charge of keeping work records and logs.
  • The candidate will be expected to hire and train employees.
  • The candidate must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to carry out general farm duties.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in a related industry.
  • Fluency in Spanish language is an asset.
  • The candidate must supervise more than 20 people.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must be well-organized.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The type of farm operation is tree and orchard fruit farming.

Experience and specialization

Type of Crops

  • The crop is cherries.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate must have a basic security clearance.
  • The candidate’s driver’s licence validity should be thoroughly checked.

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 must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate will be expected to manage a large workload.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.

Benefits

  • The candidate will receive On-site housing options.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Job reference number- 1254-0127
  • Cover letter
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