Job Description:Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer to crops and livestock; plant, maintain, and harvest food crops; and tend livestock and poultry. Repair farm buildings and fences. Duties may include: operating milking machines and other dairy processing equipment; supervising seasonal help; irrigating crops; and hauling livestock products to market.
Job Duties:1) Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs. 2) Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. 3) Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand. 4) Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand. 5) Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. 6) Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. 7) Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities. 8) Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops. 9) Participate in the inspection, grading, sorting, storage, and post-harvest treatment of crops. 10) Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures. 11) Set up and operate irrigation equipment. 12) Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. 13) Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. 14) Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
Job Activities:1) Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. 2) Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. 3) Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. 4) Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. 5) Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Skills Needed:1) Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. 2) Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. 3) Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. 4) Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Experience And Education:
- Completed at least some secondary school
- 3-5 Years
How to Apply?:
To apply, please visit: https://ssi.humi.ca/job-board/sfjv/2137 and submit your resume online. We thank all candidates for their application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Simpson Seeds Inc. Contact Name: Human Resources Contact Phone: –
Employer Website: www.simpsonseeds.com