HILLCREST ENTERPRISES LTD.
BOX 563, CORONACH, SK, S0H 0Z0
Invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the position of:
Grain/Cattle Farm Supervisor (NOC # 8252) (1 vacancy)
Terms of Employment:
Permanent, Full Time (Overtime, Day, Night, Evening, Weekend)
Wage information: $18 or more Hourly, for 40.00 Hours per week.
Anticipated Start Date: March 01, 2018. Business address: 1 Municipal Rd Coronach, SK S0H 0Z0; Farm is located in the rural area of Coronach, SK Work Location Information: Rural area (Cattle farm).
Work Location: Coronach, SK, cattle farm About employer: Our farm consist of a 3,000 head feedlot with 800 commercial and pure bred mother cows, 500 bred heifer development program, a crop input division and 16,000 acres of crop land. We strive to be the best in the business and are constantly making changes to get there. All of our machinery and facilities are new, clean and very well maintained. Position overview: To supervise the work of cattle farm workers and harvesting labourers, with the key objective being to maximize the productivity and profitability of the property, without compromising stock welfare, plant condition or human resources. Reports to: Owner
Transportation/Travel Information: Own vehicle and valid driver’s license required.
Education: Completion of high school Experience Extensive farming experience (over 5 years) obtained as a farm supervisor or livestock worker or by working on a farm. Languages: Speak English, Read English Weight Handling: Up to 20 kg (40 lbs).
Job Duties: Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers; Supervise and oversee breeding and other livestock-related programs; Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations; Develop work schedules and establish procedures; Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed; Maintain quality control and production records; May perform general farm duties including tractor driving when needed.
Additional Skills: Thorough knowledge of soils, crops, animal husbandry, and of farm building and equipment care and maintenance; Thorough knowledge of farm equipment and materials and ability to manage the use of materials and equipment efficiently and economically; Basic knowledge of plant and animal diseases and insect pests and of modern methods of their prevention, eradication, and cure; Ability to plan and direct large scale diversified farm activities, to supervise large groups of farm workers in farm activities and to direct skilled and unskilled employees in varied farm operations; Ability to keep records of time, production and costs, and to make reports and recommendations for improvement in methods and equipment.
Essential Skills Initiative, Flexibility, Good communication, Analytical skills, Technical knowledge of the environment, Marketing and sales skills, Teamwork, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Continuous learning.
How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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We thank all applicants however only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.