Farm Labourer

Website Farming Worx

About the job

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience

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

First Aid Certificate

Experience

1 to less than 7 months
Specific SkillsPlant, 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 healthSpecific Skills – Field CropsHand harvesting vegetables; Stone and/or wood picking
Equipment and Machinery ExperienceVegetable harvester; Tractor; Tillage equipment; Swather; Seed drill; Planting equipment; Manure spreader; Loader; Lift truck; Fruit harvester; Forage equipment; Farm truck; Combine harvester; BiogasType of ProductConiferous trees; Deciduous trees; Ferns; Native plants; PerennialsType of Farm OperationsTurkey 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 productionSecurity and SafetyBondable; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record checkWork Site EnvironmentConfined spaces; Dangerous; Outdoors; In/on water; At heights; Wet/damp; Noisy; Odours; Dusty; Hot; Cold/refrigeratedTransportation/Travel InformationOwn transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence; Drive manual transmission vehicleWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesFast-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 requiredWork Location InformationRural area; Staff accommodation available; Room and board provided; Remote location; Various locationsAutomated Systems ExperienceManure 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 systemSpecialized Livestock Workers Specific SkillsFeed inventory; Handling animals; Processing pig litters; Farm animal groomingPersonal SuitabilityEffective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; OrganizedLandscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific SkillsBrush 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 grapesApiary and Honey Harvesting Specific SkillsApiary 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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