General Farm Worker

Job Number:
2020-2
Business Name
Lazy T Farms
Business Description
Farming of cerial grains, from seed to delivery
Community Location
Claresholm
Job Location (Postal Code)
T0L 0T0
Business Years in Operation
Farming since 1903, encorporated since 1983
Job Hours
Full-time
Skill/Type Level
NOC C - Semi-skilled occupations (usually require secondary school or vocational training)
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Professional Areas:
Agriculture
Truck Drivers
Salary Range:
Depending on qualifications and experience
Description:

General Farm Worker 

Employer is a grower of dryland cereal crops, operation from seed to delivery of product. 

The successful candidate will have to be confident in an agricultural and farm setting, with the ability to work alone and with a team.

Truck Driving 

  • Hook and unhook trailers from the tractor 
  • Load and unload trailer, either individually or with assistance
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading dock areas
  • 3-years truck driving experience is required

General Duties 

  • Maintanence and repair of equipment (OIl changes, cleaning, tire-service, et.) 
  • Operation of small and medium sized farm equiopment (Grain Cart, Tractor, Grain Bagger, Mowers et.) 
  • Manual labour, yard work, security, safety, and cleanliness

Working conditions 

Hours of work include early mornigs and late nights, changing with the weather and the seasons of the year. Employees are expected to be available for work up to 6-days per week with more hours in the dry seasons and less in the winter. 

The successful candidate will be supplied with housing on location (6 km outside of Claresholm) for themselves and their family.  Ability to obtain drivers license and personal vehicle is required.