Job Code: 
2813
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
2
Job Posting Length: 
Four weeks
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Crop Production Farm
Occupation: 
Crop Farms
Employment Terms: 
Permanent (year round)
City: 
Edmonton Area (Fort Saskatchewan)
Provincial Area: 
Edmonton
Employer
Employer Info: 

Norbest Farms

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$65,000 yearly
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
No accommodation
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Education: 
High School
Job Experience: 
2-3 years
Job Duties
Crop harvest: 
Vegetables
Row Crops
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Farm Machinery
Tillage machinery
Crop Rotations
Potato Equipment
Row Crop Equipment
Irrigation Systems
Equipment Maintenance
Welding and shop work
Duties: 

Full time opportunities available on our Potato Farm. 

Job Description: 

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.

How to apply: 

Send resumes directly to employer at:   matthew@norbestfarms.com    See our webite:  Norbest Farms

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