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Farm worker, general needed in Canada at Jit Bains Farms Inc.

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Farm worker, general needed in Canada at Jit Bains Farms Inc.

A Farmer manages farms, ranches, greenhouses, nurseries, and other agricultural production organizations. Farmers are involved in planting, cultivating, performing post-harvest duties, overseeing livestock, and supervising farm labor depending on the type of farm.

Job details

  •  Location: Abbotsford, BC
  •  Salary: $15.65 hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for a farmer to oversee our farming operations. The responsibilities of a Farmer include performing physical labor, operating heavy machinery, and supervising farm workers.

To be successful as a farmer, you should demonstrate a passion for the outdoors, knowledge of agricultural machinery, and physical stamina. Ultimately, a top-notch Farmer should possess physical strength, good hand-eye coordination, and a keen interest in agriculture.

Farmer Responsibilities:

  • Performing manual labor.
  • Performing maintenance on the farm.
  • Handling heavy machinery.
  • Repairing faulty vehicles and machinery.
  • Managing farming activities.
  • Overseeing farmworkers.
  • Devising strategies for harvesting or breeding.
  • Liaising with clients.

Farmer Requirements:

  • Previous experience in the farming industry.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices.
  • Able to work long hours on location.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • 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.

How to apply

By email

jitbainsfarms@gmail.com

By mail

4464 Tolmie Road
Abbotsford, BC
V3G 2V3

Advertised until

2022-10-14

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