Farm Hand


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Job Title: Farm Hand
Location: Edmonton, AB, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Norbest Farms
Industry Sector: Production/Farming
Industry Type: Crop Production
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 5
Salary: 65,000 + dependent on qualifications
Job Description:

Currently seeking individual to work closely with Norbest Farms to grow seed potatoes around Fort Saskatchewan Alberta. 

 

Duties will include working with potato planters and potato diggers. Need to help with irrigation throughout the summer. Should be able to help direct seasonal employees. Mechanical experience is a must as we work on all the equipment though out the winter to get it ready for the next season. On the farm we all work together as a team to grow the crop. Hours vary through the season, but we do not work Sundays. Potato experience will be considered a definite asset. 

 

Full time potato Farm worker.

We are looking for a Farm Equipment Operator and Mechanic to join our team! You will be responsible for operating farm machinery and maintaining equipment in the Winter.

 

  • Repair automobiles, trucks, tractors, and other farm equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on field equipment
  • Run farm equipment during seeding and harvest
  • Help with irrigation in the summer
  • Manage seasonal help
  • Ability to operate GPS equipment 
  • Previous experience on a farm, preferably experience on a potato farm
  • Knowledge of shop equipment (EX. welder, torch, etc.) 
  • Ability to operate equipment (EX. Forklift, skidsteer, etc.) 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • $65,000 starting salary (Salary is dependent on qualifications and will be adjusted to accommodate for experience)
  • We don’t work Sundays


About Norbest


We are a family run Seed Potato Farm located 20 km North of Edmonton, just outside of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. We are passionate about potato production and we work together as a team to grow high quality crops. We use the North Saskatchewan River to irrigate our potatoes and utilize new equipment with advanced technology to plant and harvest our crops.

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Job Post Date: 11/24/21
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