Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Operation Foreman/woman

Kimberlee Farms

  • or equivalent experience
  • Additional Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Hire and train staff
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Corn farming
  • Soybean farming
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Soybeans
  • Sweet corn
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Vegetable culling
  • Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Ability to Supervise

  • 5-10 people
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Farm Supervisors Specific Skills

  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills

  • Soybean farming
  • Personal Suitability

  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

    Number of Vacancies: 2
    Wages: $13.00 to $14.50 hourly (to be negotiated)

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    7 Atlantic Central Drive
    East Mountain, N.S.
    B6L 2Z2

    Phone – 902-893-2293
    Fax – 902-893-7063
    E-mailinfo@nsfa-fane.ca