Farm worker

Spence Farms Ltd based in Cremona, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker 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 Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Spence Farms Ltd
Position: Farm worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $25.00 to $35.00 hourly for 40 to 80 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Cremona, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of calving.
  • The candidate will be in charge of feeding inventory.
  • The candidate will be in charge of handling animals.
  • The candidate will be in charge of livestock branding.
  • The candidate will be in charge of monitoring animal health.
  • The candidate will be expected to plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of weaning.
  • The candidate will be required to fertilise and spray crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to feed and care for animals.
  • The candidate must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate must clean stables, barns, barnyards, and pens.
  • The candidate must detect disease and health issues in crops, livestock, and poultry.
  • The candidate will be required to write basic progress reports on a daily basis.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must have an Air Brake (Z) Endorsement.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • Farm operations include beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots, dry pea and bean farming, hay farming, oilseed (except soybean) farming, and wheat farming.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate must be able to work at heights.
  • The candidate will be required to work in confined spaces.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in hazardous conditions.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp, dusty, hot, and cold/refrigerated conditions.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and Specialization

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a combine harvester, a farm truck, a fertiliser applicator, forage equipment, haying equipment, a loader, a manure spreader, a seed drill, a sprayer or duster, a swather, or a tractor.

Additional Information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check as well as a driving record check (abstract)

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 required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • 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 have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must be able to recognise similarities and differences between sounds.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.

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

  • Cover letter

 

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