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General farm worker needed in Canada by G&N Berry Farm Ltd.

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General farm worker needed in Canada by G&N Berry Farm Ltd.

General farm workers plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings. General farm workers perform some or all of the following duties: Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest crops. Feed and tend livestock and poultry.

Job details

  •  Location: Aldergrove, BC
  •  Salary: $15.65HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 2 vacancies

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

No experience

Specific Skills
Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops; Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment; Harvest crops; Fertilize and spray crops
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods
Work Location Information
Relocation costs covered by employer

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

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

gnnberry2022@gmail.com

By mail

150 264 Divers
Langley, BC
V4W 2L8

Advertised until

2022-07-18

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Works as semi-skilled farm laborer on an institutional farm; performs duties such as plowing, harrowing, cultivating, fertilizing, irrigating, and harvesting farm crops on assigned plots and acreage.

Operates a cotton picker, combine, tractor, moving and spraying equipment, chain saws, carry all, front end loader, milking machines, and other common and specialized equipment used in general farming operations.

Cares for livestock and poultry, including the cleaning, feeding, weighing, and medication of animals; checks animals for sickness and other disorders.

Mixes soil, sand, and fertilizers according to specifications; prepares insecticide solutions and operates spray equipment on assigned plots and acreage for insect control.

Changes oil, greases, and makes limited repairs to farm equipment and machinery; assists in the general repair and maintenance of farm buildings.

Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Completion of eighth school grade; and some experience in farming including the operation of tractors and other farm equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Some knowledge of practical farm operations, such as plowing, planting, irrigation, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of crops.

Some knowledge of the care of livestock and poultry.

Some knowledge of the use and service requirements of plows, cultivators, milking machines, combines, tractors, planters, sprayers, and other farm equipment and implements.

Ability to care for all farm animals and maintain sanitary living quarters for animals.

Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions.

Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions.

Skill in the use and care of equipment used in farming.

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