Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents
Serfas Farms is a progressive, third generation family-owned agribusiness located in Southern Alberta that specializes in the farming of over 60,000 acres of dryland and irrigation crops, and cattle production of approximately 46,000 animal units. Most recently, Serfas Farms has expanded to include one the largest potato growing operation ventures in the area. The Serfas family of operations prides itself on the strength of its team members that drive exceptional agricultural quality and production. In return, Serfas Farms Ltd offers a meaningful employment experience that supports and grows the success of its people. If you are interested in joining a dynamic operation and contributing to a high performing culture, Serfas Farms Ltd would like to hear from you.
Wage and Benefits
Dependent on Experience
Experience and Education
Driver’s License (required):
Class # 5
All farm machinery, trucks, potato equipment and cattle liners.
Equipment Management and Maintenance
Maintain technical and product knowledge of all equipment on the farm, including small equipment pieces needing maintenance.
Work closely with Serfas Farms managers to ensure equipment is prepared and maintained as necessary for efficient operations.
Technically proficient in servicing, inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing highway trucks, various trailers, silage trucks, feed trucks and other agricultural equipment.
Document and record all work performed.
Must complete timely preventative maintenance as required.
Most equipment operated is under warranty. There will be no hard breakdowns and rebuilds of motors etc. in this position.
Safety and Compliance
Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures, as specified in company manuals and as directed in Serfas Farms employee handbook.
Ensure compliance with all labor laws and workers safety.
Communicate professionally and effectively with owners, management and team members across all Serfas Farms business units.
Coordinate with Serfas Farms managers to ensure consistent management and supervisory approaches and standards of excellence.
Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a continual commitment to teamwork.
Conduct self professionally and respectfully in the presence of employees and the community, upholding the reputational integrity and professional image of Serfas Farms Ltd.
Perform all other duties as assigned by ownership in a professional and efficient manner.
Be a self-starter; take initiative, bring forward ideas, demonstrate ability to work independently as well as collaborate with other personnel and management.
This position may be required to perform other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, as assigned by ownership and management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent leadership of people with the aptitude to also provide hands-on operational support
Experience and Education Requirements:
Previous potato farming operations experience including crop planting, farm equipment management and operating, maintenance scheduling, and basic agronomy.
Experience working with highway tractor trailers and agricultural equipment such as feed boxes, silage trucks, and cattle liners.
Welding experience an asset (Aluminum and steel)
Class 1 Drivers License an asset.
Candidate does not need to hold mechanic’s ticket.
Other Requirements as Required
Must be available to work full-time hours with overtime required during busy seasons (i.e. spring seeding, fall harvest)
Must be available to work a variety of hours and days per week. It is expected that this role will require 8–12-hour days, 5-7 days a week during busy seasons.
Serfas Farms is a vast operation, and while based in Picture Butte, some work will be remote in Turin, Enchant or Vauxhall depending on the season.
Must have access to a cellphone to be used as a primary contact method for work related communications
How to apply:
This is a full-time, year-round position with future opportunities. Salary will be based on the candidate and their experience.
If you are an exceptional candidate that meets and exceeds the requirements, we’re looking for please submit your resume to:
Kevin Serfas email@example.com
We thank everyone for applying. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
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