Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Labourer, Farm

D & M Lightfoot Farms Ltd.

Type of Farm Operations

  • Chicken farming
  • Viticulture
  • Type of Crops

  • Grapes
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
  • Monitoring animal health
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 6
    Wages: $12.55 hourly

    events

    1. Pork Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

      November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    2. Maritime Beef Testing Station (MBTS) Annual Meeting

      November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    3. Wild Blueberry Producers of Nova Scotia AGM

      November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Mental Health First Aid

      November 21 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 4:30 pm
    5. Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia (SPANS) Annual Meeting

      November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    contact

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

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