farm labourer - Calgary (AB) - Job posting

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Posted on September 19, 2019 by Employer details Farming Worx

Job details

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Salary$$15HOUR hourly for 32 to 44 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Vacancies 6 Vacancies
  • Job no. 1313351
  • Source Job Bank

Job requirements




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate


1 to less than 7 months

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; Examine produce for quality and prepare for market; Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops; Apiary work; Write daily basic progress reports; Monitoring animal health
Specific Skills - Field Crops
Hand harvesting vegetables; Stone and/or wood picking
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Vegetable harvester; Tractor; Tillage equipment; Swather; Seed drill; Planting equipment; Manure spreader; Loader; Lift truck; Fruit harvester; Forage equipment; Farm truck; Combine harvester; Biogas
Type of Product
Coniferous trees; Deciduous trees; Ferns; Native plants; Perennials
Type of Farm Operations
Turkey breeding; Other miscellaneous crop farming; Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots; Floriculture production; Fruit and vegetable combination farming; Hay farming; Hog and pig farming; Hog management; Oilseed (except soybean) farming; Turkey farming; Chicken farming; Duck and geese farming; Layer poultry farming; Rabbit farming (cuniculture); Other grain farming; Other miscellaneous animal farming; Other poultry farming; Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato); Sheep farming; Goat farming; Livestock combination farming; Organic farming; Broiler and other meat-type chicken production
Security and Safety
Bondable; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check
Work Site Environment
Confined spaces; Dangerous; Outdoors; In/on water; 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; Staff accommodation available; Room and board provided; Remote location; Various locations
Automated Systems Experience
Manure handling and storage; Egg gathering system; Automated honey extractor; Storage and silage system; Bulk grain or feed handling - automated; Automated environmental control equipment; Automated irrigation system; Milking system (automated); Feeding and watering system
Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills
Feed inventory; Handling animals; Processing pig litters; Farm animal grooming
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Organized
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Brush collecting; Budding trees; Cleaning crop; Clipping; Deleafing; Fruit trees training; Harvesting seedlings; Christmas tree shearing; Mixing fertilizer; Suckering; Tying; Vertical farming system; Weeding; Shoot positioning; Seed cutting; Grading; Greenhouse cleaning; Lowering; Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills
Apiary work; Apiary management; Harvesting honey; Honey bees; Wax stamping beehives; Detection and treatment of bee diseases; Honey farm; Knowledge of bee biology

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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, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

How to apply

By email:

By mail:

Site 13, Box5 RR#7
Calgary, AB T2P 2G7

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