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Farm Manager

Posted by: 1181220 BC Ltd. O/A Vintage Farms
Posting date: November 07, 2019      Closing date: December 02, 2019
Job location: Surrey - BC, Canada
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Agriculture & farms
Job id: 20191107-212917

Job description:


Company Name:       1181220 BC Ltd. O/A Vintage Farms

Location:                              4936 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC V3Z 1G6

Email:                                    jobsatfarm@gmail.com

Position:                              Farm Manager

NOC:                                     0821

Positions available:          1

Duration:                             Full time / Permanent

Hours:                                   40hrs/wk

Wages:                                 $21.00/hr

Overtime:                            $31.50/hr (As per BC Standards – for over 8 hrs/day; 40 hrs/wk)

Observed Holidays:         As outlined on labour.gov.bc.ca – 10 stat holidays/yr

Education:                           High School

Experience:                        1 year to 2 years of experience

Language:                           English

Start Date:                          As soon as possible

 

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with the farm owner in order to develop and model proper and efficient techniques and systems;
  • Manage, oversee and inspire farm staff in the daily operations of the farm;
  • Present hiring recommendations to the farm owner, train new staff in regard to established farm standards;
  • Provide development/advancement opportunities for farm staff;
  • Schedule staff, assign day-to-day tasks, and ensure farm is managed in a sustainable fashion;
  • Work with farm owner to select the variety of crops to plant; and develop and implement planting schedules;
  • Scout for disease and insect infestations and take immediate action;
  • Manage cover cropping, composting, planting, cultivating, irrigating, weed control, pest management, and all aspects of soil management;
  • Record and document daily work flows, project lists, and maintain detailed records of harvests, maintenance, supplies, productivity, etc.;
  • May be required to research and negotiate pricing for farm purchases (machinery, pesticides, seeds, etc.)
  • May be required to do general farm work, building repairs, maintenance, supply runs, etc. as needed;
  • May be required to operate a variety of mechanical equipment (including tractors, seeders, irrigation systems, electrical interfaces, etc.);
  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is maintained at all times

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Note: We welcome applications from Aboriginals, People with Disabilities, School Leavers and New immigrants.

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