Farm worker, vegetables

DOUG EDGAR FARMS LTD based in Innisfail, AB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker, vegetables 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 timings include Day, Evening, Weekend and Early Morning.

Employer Name: DOUG EDGAR FARMS LTD
Position: Farm worker, vegetables
No. of vacancies: 8
Salary: $15.65 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Innisfail, AB

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate will be in charge of hoeing crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of vegetable culling.
  • The candidate will be in charge of weeding.
  • 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 inspect the product for quality and prepare it for market.

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.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The type of farm operation is other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • 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.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.
  • The candidate’s relocation expenses will not be covered by the employer.

Experience and Specialization

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a vegetable harvester.

Additional Information

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 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 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.

Benefits

  • Financial and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive Bonus.
  • In addition to the Financial benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive Free parking.

How to Apply

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

By mail

1465 Township Rd 352
Red Deer County, AB
T4G 0M8

By fax

403-227-2814

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