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farm worker, general

Source: Job Bank


Lavigne, ON


$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 54 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
  • Chicken farming
  • Hay farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Livestock combination farming
  • Organic farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Outdoors
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Wet/damp
  • Grain, oil and forage crop
  • Horticultural field crop
  • Livestock
  • Potato and vegetable
  • Poultry and egg production
  • All weather conditions
  • Dirty

Work setting

  • Rural area


  • Clear fields of wood and stones
  • Develop specific plans to prioritize
  • Handling animals
  • Organize tasks to accomplish the work
  • Perform livestock feeding
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Treat livestock health issues
  • Weeding
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops


  • 3-4 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Tractor

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector

Area of specialization

  • Beef cattle
  • Animal husbandry

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is not available
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload

Own tools/equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Team player
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Quick learner

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes


  • This position is a paid internship that encourages on-the-job training and skill development.

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Other benefits
  • Variable or compressed work week

Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

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