Company Overview: Our company is a leading agricultural business operating farms across Canada. We specialize in cultivating a variety of crops and maintaining livestock to provide high-quality agricultural products to our customers. We are currently seeking dedicated and hardworking individuals to join our team as General Farm Workers.
Job Summary: As a General Farm Worker, you will be responsible for assisting in the daily operations of our farm, which may include crop planting, cultivating, harvesting, and livestock care. You will work closely with our team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the farm, contributing to the production of high-quality agricultural products.
- Planting and cultivating crops: Assist with the preparation of fields, planting seeds, applying fertilizers, and maintaining irrigation systems.
- Harvesting: Participate in the harvesting process, including picking fruits or vegetables, operating machinery, and sorting and packing produce.
- Livestock care: Assist in feeding, watering, and general care of livestock, including monitoring their health and well-being.
- Equipment operation: Safely operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment, such as tractors, harvesters, and irrigation systems.
- General farm maintenance: Perform routine maintenance tasks, including repairing fences, maintaining buildings, and cleaning equipment and work areas.
- Crop monitoring: Monitor crops for signs of disease, pests, or other issues and report any concerns to the farm manager.
- Compliance with safety and regulatory standards: Adhere to all safety protocols, including the use of personal protective equipment, and follow applicable regulations and guidelines.
- Team collaboration: Work closely with other team members to ensure efficient completion of tasks and maintain a clean and organized work environment.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Previous experience in farming, agriculture, or a related field is preferred but not mandatory.
- Physical stamina and ability to perform manual labor in various weather conditions.
- Basic understanding of farming practices and equipment operation.
- Ability to follow instructions and work effectively in a team.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to perform repetitive tasks accurately.
- Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with diverse team members.
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation may be required, depending on the location of the farm.
- Competitive salary and opportunity for overtime pay.
- Seasonal housing options may be provided, depending on availability.
- Training and development opportunities to enhance farming skills and knowledge.
- Positive and inclusive work environment with a supportive team.
- Opportunity to contribute to the production of high-quality agricultural products.
Salary for the position of General Farm Worker can vary depending on factors such as location, farm size, and experience. In Canada, the average hourly wage for a General Farm Worker ranges from $14 to $20 per hour. However, it's important to note that these figures are approximate and subject to regional variations.
Additionally, some farms may offer additional benefits and incentives, such as overtime pay, housing options, and training opportunities. The specific salary and benefits package will be discussed further during the interview or negotiation process with the selected candidate.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant experience in farming to [email address]. We appreciate all applications, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Sanghera Farm Ltd. is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.
How to apply?
24390 72 Avenue