Farm Manager Jobs in Canada

Lockwood Farms

manager, farm

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Broiler and other meat-type chicken production
  • Chicken farming
  • Hog and pig farming
  • Layer poultry farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Outdoors
  • Experimental
  • Harvest crops
  • Horticultural field crop
  • Livestock
  • Potato and vegetable
  • Poultry and egg production
  • Tree and orchard fruit

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Feed inventory
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Handling animals
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Permaculture
  • Shoot positioning
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vegetable culling
  • Weeding
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Establish marketing programs
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Perform general farm duties
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers

Supervision

  • 3-4 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

Type of crops

  • Apples
  • Artisanal crops
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Blueberries
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflowers
  • Cherries
  • Cucumbers
  • Field berries
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Melons
  • Onions
  • Raspberries
  • Seed corn
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Worms
  • Zucchinis

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Carrot seeder
  • Onion seeder
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Egg gathering system
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Harvesters
  • Tractor
  • Truck

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver’s validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work under pressure
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • 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
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

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