In Alberta, the day-to-day management of a farm is the responsibility of a farm workers supervisor, also referred to as a farm supervisor or farm manager. They oversee and mentor farm employees and make ensuring that farming operations are carried out effectively and efficiently.
- Allocating chores, directing and coordinating farm employees, and giving instruction and advice.
- Arranging and planning farm tasks such as planting, harvesting, and animal care.
- Farm animals’ nutrition, medication, and veterinary care are all under constant observation and maintenance.
- Monitoring crop development and applying pest and disease management strategies as required.
- Using and maintaining agricultural machinery and equipment.
- Maintaining irrigation systems and making sure that water is managed properly.
- Putting in place and upholding health and safety procedures on the farm.
- Keeping track of farm supplies and equipment, including ordering and storing them.
- Keeping track of farm activities like produce, costs, and upkeep.
- Coordinating efforts with suppliers, agricultural experts, and farm owners to improve farm operations and meet output targets.
- Employer Name: Sunlight Greenhouse Ltd.
- Job Location: 130 640-3 street southeast medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H5
- Salary: CAD21.00 to CAD25.00 Per Hour
- Job Position: Farm Workers Supervisor
- Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, 35-40 hours per week
- Job Category: Farming & Agriculture
- Send Your coverletter: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Opening: 3
- Equivalent to a high school diploma.
- It is recommended if you have prior expertise in farming or a related industry.
- Understanding of agricultural techniques, such as crop cultivation, animal management, and machinery operation.
- Knowledge of environmental standards, health and safety guidelines, and agricultural rules.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership qualities are needed to manage and inspire a team.
- Strong organizational and communication skills.
- Physical stamina, the capacity for manual exertion, and the capacity for outdoor employment.
- The ability to operate farm equipment may require a valid driver’s license.
- An asset is having knowledge of animal care and welfare procedures.
- Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including early mornings, late shifts, and weekends as needed by the season.
Perks and Salary:
The size of the farm, the crops or livestock managed, experience, and responsibilities are only a few examples of the variables that may affect a farm worker’s supervisor’s pay in Alberta. The pay for farm supervisors often reflects their level of expertise and the responsibilities of the position.
Depending on the firm and the area, perks and advantages related to farm workers’ supervisor roles can change. Considerations that might be made include:
- Competitive pay depends on credentials and experience.
- Insurance for health care.
- Pensions and registered retirement savings plans are examples of retirement savings plans.
- Paid time off (holidays, sick leave, and vacation).
- chances for education and development.
- access to benefits or initiatives for employee wellness.
- Possibility of professional development and advancement within the agricultural or farming sector.
- A secure working environment that complies with health and safety regulations.
It’s critical to remember that precise pay, perks, and benefits may differ based on the employer, the sector, and the specifics of the employment contract. It’s a good idea to do some study on the particular position and go over these specifics with the recruiting manager.