Job Code: 
2849
Intro
Number of Vacancies: 
3
Job Posting Length: 
Four weeks
Availability: 
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Business Operation: 
Crop Production Farm
Occupation: 
Crop Farms
Employment Terms: 
Option for Pt/time, Seasonal or F/time
City: 
Lethbridge Area
Provincial Area: 
Southern Alberta
Employer
Employer Info: 

Duban Farms 

Wage and Benefits
Wage Rate: 
$20.00 - $30.00
Wage Info: 
Dependent on Experience
Worker Accommodation: 
No accommodation
Experience and Education
Driver's License (required): 
5
Driver's License (asset): 
1A
Education: 
College or Ag Diploma an Asset
Job Experience: 
See Experience needed in description
Job Duties
Crop harvest: 
Grains
Oil seed
Alfalfa/Hay
Organic Grain farm
Pulse Crops
Farm Machinery: 
Tractor
Farm Machinery
Tillage machinery
Haying machinery
Swather
Combine
Seeding
Truck - Trailer
Semi truck
Irrigation Systems
Equipment Maintenance
Duties: 

Duban Farms is seeking multiple new team members for the 2022 growing season to help grow our irrigated organic grain crops near Coalhurst, Alberta.  Both seasonal and year round employment is being offered with opportunities for advancement.  On our farm, you will be involved with farm tasks including seeding, irrigating, harvesting, compost production and grain cleaning.

Skills Required
Skills Required: 
Computer Skills
Communications Skills
Mechanical Skills Asset
Job Description: 

General Requirements:

  • Excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills in English
  • Thoughtful, accountable and trustworthy decision making ability
  • A willingness and commitment to learn new things
  • A positive attitude and team player
  • Punctuality and reliable attendance to work
  • Ability to take on responsibilities
  • Class 5 driver's license (Class 1 or 3 would be preferred) with reliable transportation
  • Previous experience with farm work and machinery (inexperienced farm apprentices may be considered if they show a keen interest in learning about our farm.)

We are eager to fill the following positions with qualified applicants:

 Junior Farmer

Wage starting at $20/hr for employees with some farm experience, seasonal and year round positions available.

Responsibilities will include:

  • operation of basic farm machinery (loaders, tractors and tandem grain trucks within the yard)
  • helping with irrigating
  • monitoring grain cleaning
  • greasing and cleaning equipment
  • tidying up around the farm

Senior Farmer

Wage starting at $25/hr for employees with significant and varied farm experience, Class 1 or 3 license required, seasonal and year round positions available.

Responsibilities will include those of a Junior Farmer plus:

  • operating all farm machinery (seeding, tillage, swathing, combining, compost spreading)
  • hauling grain with Super B and tandems
  • supervise compost production
  • transferring grain around binyard
  • servicing and repairing equipment

Operations Supervisor

Wage starting at $30/hr for employees with extensive farm experience, organic production knowledge and a history of managing workers.  Year round only position.

Responsibilities will include those of Junior and Senior Farmers plus:

  • supervising employees and reporting to the Farm Manager
  • managing scheduled irrigation
  • procuring parts and supplies
  • keeping records and documenting farm activities
  • overseeing grain cleaning
  • helping to check crops 
How to apply: 

Please email your cover letter and resume to justinduban@gmail.com   Open to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents only.  Please do not apply if you don't have an open Work Permit or meet the requirements to work in Canada.  

Upon review, you will be contacted if any necessary follow up questions are needed.

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