Manager, farm

DAILY FRESH PRODUCE LTD. based in 40063 CAMPBELL ROAD, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2G9 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Manager, farm 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, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: DAILY FRESH PRODUCE LTD.
Position: Manager, farm
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $25.00 hourly for 60 hours bi-weekly
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: 40063 CAMPBELL ROAD, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2G9

Type of Farm Operations: Potato and vegetable, Harvest crops, Berries

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed, and other supplies.
  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate should be responsible in managing overall operations of farm.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery, equipment and buildings.
  • The candidate will be required to carry out repair and maintenance work for farm machinery and equipment if and when required.
  • The candidate should be responsible in maintaining financial and production records of the farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to create marketing programmes.
  • The candidate will be responsible for recruiting, hiring, and supervising employees and/or volunteers.
  • 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 expected to help with the recruitment and training of new employees.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and coordinate planting, cultivating, and crop harvesting activities.
  • The candidate will be expected to raise and breed livestock and poultry.
  • The candidate will be required to determine the quantity and types of crops to be grown, as well as the livestock to be raised.
  • The candidate will be required to develop work schedules and establish procedures.
  • The candidate should ensure farm activities comply with government regulations.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all employees follow health and safety regulations.
  • 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.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • 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 should have the ability to supervise staff in various areas of responsibility.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty,  hot and cold environments.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.

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 standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to handle large work load.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

How to Apply

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

By email

hr.dailyfreshproduce@gmail.com

By mail

40063 CAMPBELL ROAD
ABBOTSFORD, BC
V3G 2G9

In person

40063 CAMPBELL ROAD
ABBOTSFORD, BC
V3G 2G9 Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

By fax

778-375-4446

 

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