Farm workers supervisor

102125931 SASKATCHEWAN LTD. based in Goodeve, SK is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm workers 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 Permanent employment or Full time job.

Employer Name: 102125931 SASKATCHEWAN LTD.
Position: Farm workers supervisor
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $25.00 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Goodeve, SK

Type of Farm Operations: Organic farming

Job Description

  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery, equipment and buildings.
  • The candidate would be responsible for maintaining work records and logs.
  • The candidate will be required to maintain quality control and production records
  • The candidate will be required to co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers.
  • The candidate will be required to develop work schedules and establish procedures.
  • The candidate will be required to supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations.
  • The candidate will be expected to supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programmes.
  • The candidate should be responsible in managing overall operations of farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep track of the inventory of stored materials.
  • The candidate will be required to carry out repair and maintenance work for farm machinery and equipment if and when required.
  • The candidate should ensure farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to analyse current operations, crops, livestock, staff, and financial documents and make recommendations for improvements.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all employees follow health and safety regulations.
  • The candidate will be expected to help with the recruitment and training of new employees.
  • The candidate will be expected to build professional networks and stay up to date on agricultural science developments.
  • The candidate will be responsible for monitoring staff rosters, hours, and performance, as well as resolving any grievances.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.

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 should have a minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • 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 have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate must be able to take the initiative and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • The candidate must be able to plan and direct large-scale, diverse farm activities, supervise large groups of farm workers in farm activities, and direct skilled and unskilled employees in a variety of farm operations.
  • The candidate should be able to keep time, production, and cost records, as well as make reports and recommendations for method and equipment improvement.
  • The candidate should have strong critical thinking skills and knowledge of analytics.
  • The candidate should be able to make decisions in high-stress situations.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must be able to supervise 3 to 4 people.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a vegetable or fruit harvester, a tractor, a seed drill, harvesters, a fertiliser applicator, a bulk handling system, a storage and silage system, an automated irrigation system, and a feeding and watering system.

Own Tools/Equipment

  •  Candidates are required to wear safety equipment/gear and gloves.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours.

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 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 should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking positions for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to handle large work load.
  • 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 candidates will be required to work in rural area or remote location.
  • Accommodation facilities are available to the selected candidates
  • The candidate should be willing to relocate to the given location.

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • The candidate should be responsible in maintaining financial and production records of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to negotiate with clients for the provision of services.
  • The candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures.
  • The candidate will be in charge of soil fertility programmes.
  • The candidate will be expected to provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, livestock spraying or shearing, and disinfecting pens, barns, or poultry houses.

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • The candidate will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular seed cutting in the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning crops.
  • The candidate will be required to perform suckering, weeding, grading, tying, and lowering tasks.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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