Farm Worker, General

SM Mixed Farming Inc.

  • Durée de l’emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 30 to 45 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:
  • Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience
  • Work site environment

  • Chicken farming
  • Goat farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Outdoors
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Wet/damp
  • Dairy
  • Horticultural field crop
  • All weather conditions
  • Dirty
  • Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Tasks

  • Clear and collect brush and debris from fields, pens and other work areas
  • Clear fields of wood and stones
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Handling animals
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Milking goats
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Perform animal grooming activities
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Track and report on current feed inventory
  • Weeding
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Milk cows
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
  • Clean the crops
  • Cut horticultural crops
  • Harvest seedlings
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Tie and secure plants
  • Cultivate on vertical farming system
  • Seed cutting
  • Type of crops

  • Artisanal crops
  • Garlic
  • Greenhouse vegetables
  • Herbs
  • Worms
  • Equipment and machinery experience

  • Biogas
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Harvesters
  • Tractor
  • Farm truck
  • Loader
  • Planting equipment
  • Tillage equipment
  • Vegetable harvester
  • Welding
  • Automated systems experience

  • Manure handling and storage
  • Area of specialization

  • Agricultural livestock service
  • Permaculture
  • Agricultural crop service
  • Animal husbandry
  • Nursery or greenhouse
  • Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Medical exam
  • Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Own tools/equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner
  • Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Experience

  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Support for persons with disabilities

  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for persons with disabilities
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for persons with disabilities
  • Applies accessible and inclusive recruitment policies that accommodate persons with disabilities
  • Support for Indigenous people

  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations

Education:
Experience:

Number of Vacancies: 1
Wages: $16.00 to $17.50 hourly (to be negotiated)