23 Apr 2024

Assistant Farm Manager

  • Crisp Growers Incorporated – Posted by CrispGrowers
  • Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Job ID : 155032
  • Category : Agriculture
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $45,000 - 65,000 Annually
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2024-05-01
  • Posting Date : 23 Apr 2024
  • Expiry Date : 22 Jun 2024

Description

Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Assistant Farm Manager will support the day-to-day hands-on operation of the farm including equipment operation and supervision of orchard and harvest labour.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Provide hands-on assistance with various farming activities including land prep, tree and rootstock planting, fertilization, spraying, irrigation, and harvesting.
  • Supervise and develop farm workers (more than 50 workers)
  • Assist with maintaining farm machinery, equipment, and buildings.
  • Maintain a well-organized, clean, and safe work environment.

Qualifications & Key Skills:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment.
  • Knowledge of agricultural practices and ability to follow relevant policy and laws.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving abilities.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.
  • Past Farm experience a necessity
  • Must be able to distinguish color

Education:

  • A college diploma in agriculture or plant science would be considered an asset.

Job Details:

  • 1 Vacancy
  • Permanent Full time employment. 
  • $45,000 to $65,000 annually (To be negotiated)
  • 40 – 70 hours per week (Days, Evenings, Weekends, Overtime)
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How to Apply

Interested candidates, should email a resume and cover letter indicating availability and salary expectations to Alice MacDonald alice.macdonald@scotiangold.com or fax it to 902-679-4540.

 

Job Categories: Agriculture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 33 days.

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