Farm assistant

Smolinski Farm
May 18, 2023
Riverton, MB, Riverton, Canada
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Job Description: We are currently seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team as a Farm Assistant at our agricultural facility in Canada. As a Farm Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our farm operations and ensuring the smooth functioning of daily activities. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the sustainable production of high-quality agricultural products.


  1. Crop Maintenance: Assist in planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops, ensuring adherence to proper techniques and safety protocols. Monitor plant health, identify pests or diseases, and implement appropriate control measures.
  2. Equipment Operation: Operate and maintain various farm machinery and equipment, such as tractors, irrigation systems, and harvesters. Perform routine maintenance and repairs as needed.
  3. Animal Care: Assist in the care and management of livestock, including feeding, watering, and monitoring their overall health. Follow animal welfare guidelines and ensure a clean and safe environment.
  4. General Farm Tasks: Perform general farm tasks, such as fence repair, building maintenance, and cleaning of farm facilities. Contribute to the upkeep of farm infrastructure and equipment.
  5. Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of daily activities, including crop yields, equipment usage, and livestock inventories. Assist in data collection for farm analysis and reporting purposes.
  6. Safety and Compliance: Adhere to all safety regulations and protocols to ensure a safe working environment. Comply with relevant agricultural laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  7. Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other team members and follow instructions from farm managers. Work together to accomplish farm goals and contribute to a positive team environment.


  1. Experience: Prior experience working on a farm or in an agricultural setting is preferred but not essential. Willingness to learn and perform various farm tasks is essential.
  2. Physical Stamina: Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods. Farm work can be physically challenging, so applicants must be physically fit.
  3. Knowledge of Agricultural Practices: Basic understanding of agricultural practices, including crop management, animal care, and equipment operation. Familiarity with sustainable farming techniques is a plus.
  4. Attention to Detail: Strong observational skills and attention to detail to identify crop diseases, pests, or any abnormalities. Accurate record-keeping skills are also essential.
  5. Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills to interact with team members, follow instructions, and maintain records.
  6. Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing work priorities and perform different tasks as required in a dynamic farm environment.
  7. Valid Driver's License: Possession of a valid driver's license is preferred.
  8. Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Join our team and be a part of our mission to promote sustainable agriculture and contribute to the local farming community. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest and relevant experience in farm operations.

Salary and Benefits:

  1. Salary: The salary for the Farm Assistant position will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Specific details regarding the salary will be discussed during the interview process.
  2. Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  3. a. Health Insurance: Access to health insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, to support your well-being and the well-being of your dependents.
  4. b. Retirement Plans: Participation in retirement savings plans, such as a 401(k) or pension scheme, to help you secure your financial future.
  5. c. Paid Time Off: Generous paid time off, including vacation days, holidays, and personal/sick days, to promote work-life balance and provide opportunities for relaxation and rejuvenation.
  6. d. Training and Development: Opportunities for training and professional development to enhance your skills and knowledge in the field of agriculture. We believe in investing in our employees' growth and advancement.
  7. e. Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Access to an EAP that provides confidential counseling and support services to address personal and work-related challenges.
  8. f. Farm Produce: Depending on the farm's produce, you may have the opportunity to receive discounted or free farm products for personal consumption.
  9. g. Relocation Assistance: For candidates who need to relocate for the position, we may provide relocation assistance to help with the transition.
  10. h. Potential for Advancement: We value employee growth and recognize potential for advancement within our organization. Hardworking and dedicated individuals may have the opportunity to progress to higher-level positions within the farm operation.
  11. Please note that the specific details of the benefits package may vary and will be discussed in detail with successful candidates.

We strive to create a positive and inclusive work environment that promotes the well-being and professional development of our employees. We believe in recognizing and rewarding hard work, dedication, and a commitment to excellence.

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