Job Code: 
2475
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
1
Job Posting Length: 
Four weeks
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Vegetable
Occupation: 
Farm Worker
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Edmonton Area (Fort Saskatchewan)
Provincial Area: 
Alberta
Employer
Employer Info: 

Norbest Seed Potatoes. 

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$55,000 Starting
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
Accommodation Available
Accommodation Value: 
Negotiable
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Driver's License (asset): 
3A
Education: 
High School
Job Experience: 
2 years
Job Duties
Crop harvest: 
Vegetables
Potato
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Farm Machinery
GPS Equipped
Potato Equipment
Row Crop Equipment
Irrigation Systems
Equipment Maintenance
Welding and shop work
Duties: 

We are looking for a Farm Equipment Operator and Mechanic to join our team! You will be responsible for operating farm machinery and maintaining equipment in the Winter.

Job Description: 

Responsibilities:

  • Repair automobiles, trucks, tractors, and other farm equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on field equipment
  • Run farm equipment during seeding and harvest
  • Help with irrigation in the summer
  • Manage seasonal help
  • Ability to operate GPS equipment 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience on a farm, preferably experience on a potato farm
  • Knowledge of shop equipment (EX. welder, torch, etc.) 
  • Ability to operate equipment (EX. Forklift, skidsteer, etc.) 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

About Norbest

We are a family run Seed Potato Farm located 20 km North of Edmonton, just outside of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. We are passionate about potato production and we work together as a team to grow high quality crops. We use the North Saskatchewan River to irrigate our potatoes and utilize new equipment with advanced technology to plant and harvest our crops. No Sunday work will be required.  Duties will include working with potato planters and potato diggers. Need to help with irrigation throughout the summer. Should be able to help direct seasonal employees. Mechanical experience is a must as we work on all the equipment though out the winter to get it ready for the next season. On the farm we all work together as a team to grow the crop. . Potato experience will be considered a definite asset.

MUST HAVE MOST OF THE SKILLS LISTED IN ORDER TO APPLY PLEASE. 

How to apply: 

Send resumes or inquiries to Employer:  norbestfarms@albertacom.com

To learn more about our farm click: HERE

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