Currently seeking persons to work closely with Norbest Farms to grow seed potatoes around Edmonton, Alberta.
Duties include: Working with potato planters, potato diggers, and assisting with irrigation throughout the summer.
The ability to help direct seasonal employees is an asset. Mechanical experience is a must as we maintain and fix equipment throughout the winter months. On the farm we all work collaboratively as a team to grow the crop. Hours may vary during the season, however we take Sundays off.
Responsibilities: Repair automobiles, trucks, tractors, and other farm equipment. Perform routine maintenance on field equipment. Operate farm equipment during seeding and harvest. Assist with irrigation in the summer.
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, skid steer, etc.). Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills. Detail-oriented & Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Starting salary is $65,000 a year. Salary is dependent on qualifications and will be adjusted to accommodate for experience.