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farm supervisor

Source: Job Bank


Grimsby, ON


$55,365.00 annually

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: College/CEGEP
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Hot
  • Odours
  • Harvest crops

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Chemical application certificate or licence


  • Consider water saturation, light and temperature when planning for crop growth and development
  • Direct agricultural crops deleafing activities
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Harvest seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Supervise nursery and greenhouse workers
  • Perform routine chemical and physical tests of products
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Enforce policies and procedures
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Identifying and investigating compliance issues
  • Organize planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities
  • Direct agricultural crops clipping activities
  • Coordinate planting and cultivating activities


  • 5-10 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Pesticide Applicator's Licence

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Automated irrigation system
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Sprayer or duster

Manufacturing sector experience

  • Agricultural chemicals

Specialization or experience

  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Area of specialization

  • Nursery or greenhouse

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics

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?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees

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