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Farm Supervisor

Company:
United Labour Contractors Ltd
Location:
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Salary:
$20.00 per Hour
Posted:
November 10, 2016
Description:

United Labour Contractors Ltd

Title: Farm Supervisor

NOC: 8252

Location: Delta, BC

Salary: $20.00 per Hour, for 40 Hours per week

Terms of Employment: Full Time/Permanent

Positions Available: 2

Start Date: As soon as possible

Company Profile/Description

We are seeking a motivated candidate to join our Farm team for a full time position as a Farm Supervisor.

Job Requirements

•Education: High School diploma or equivalent

•Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Not Required

•Experience: 1-2 years of previous experience in the relevant field

•Language: Basic English

Job Duties

•Assigns duties, such as tilling soil planting, irrigating, cultivating, and spraying plants, and gathering crops, storing crops, and maintain machines, and assigns fields or rows to workers.

•Determines number and kind of workers needed to perform required work, and schedules activities.

•Observers workers to detect inefficient and unsafe work procedures or identify problems, and initiates actions to correct improper procedures or solve problem

•Issues farm implements and machinery, ladders, or containers to workers and collects them at end of workday

•Investigates grievances and settles disputes to maintain harmony among workers.

•Opens gate to permit entry of water into ditches or pipes, and signals worker to start flow of water to irrigate fields

•Drives and operates farm machinery, such as trucks, tractors, or self-propelled harvesters, to transport workers or cultivate and harvest fields.

•Requisitions and purchases farm supplies, such as insecticides, machine parts or lubricants, and tools.

•Ability to Supervise : 10 people or less

•Confers with manager to evaluate weather and soil conditions and to develop and revise plans and procedures

•Prepares time, payroll, and production reports, such as farm conditions, amount of yield, machinery breakdowns, and labor problems

•Directs or assists in adjustment, repair, and maintenance of farm machinery and equipment

•Trains workers in methods of field work and safety regulations, and briefs them on identifying characteristic of insects and diseases

•Contracts with seasonal workers and farmers to provide employment, and arranges for transportation, equipment, and living quarters

•Recruits, hires, and discharges workers

•Inspects crops and fields to determine maturity, yield, infestation, or work requirements, such as cultivating, spraying, weeding, or harvesting

Essential Skills

•Oral communication, working with others, problem solving

•Job task planning and organizing

Job Location:

United Labour Contractors Ltd

4633-55A Street

Delta, BC

V4K 3T2

How to Apply

United Labour Contractors Ltd

Email: unitedlabourltd@gmail.com

We would like to thank all applicants who apply; however, only those short-listed will be contacted for next steps.