Farm worker

Spence Farms Ltd

$25.00 to $35.00 hourly for 40 to 80 hours per week

Job requirements
Languages: English

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

5 years or more

Specific Skills
Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops; Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment; Harvest crops; Feed and tend animals; Fertilize and spray crops; Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens; Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry; Write daily basic progress reports; Monitoring animal health

Equipment and Machinery Experience
Tractor; Swather; Sprayer or duster; Seed drill; Manure spreader; Loader; Haying equipment; Forage equipment; Farm truck; Fertilizer applicator; Combine harvester

Type of Farm Operations
Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots; Dry pea and bean farming; Hay farming; Oilseed (except soybean) farming; Wheat farming

Security and Safety
Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check

Work Site Environment
Confined spaces; Dangerous; Outdoors; At heights; Wet/damp; Noisy; Odours; Dusty; Hot; Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Sound discrimination; Sitting; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines; Overtime required

Work Location Information
Rural area

Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills
Calving; Feed inventory; Handling animals; Weaning; Livestock branding

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Organized

Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.
  • If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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