Farm Supervisor

GURDIAL SINGH & SONS FARM LTD.
    Published
    June 3, 2024
    Location
    Abbotsford, BC, Abbotsford, Canada
    Category
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    Description

    Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Farm Supervisor to join our agricultural team. As a Farm Supervisor, you will oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of our farm, ensuring efficient and productive processes. You will be responsible for supervising farm workers, coordinating activities, implementing agricultural best practices, and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.

    Responsibilities:

    1. Supervise and coordinate farm activities, including planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops.
    2. Develop work schedules for farm workers and ensure adherence to the assigned tasks.
    3. Train and guide farm workers on proper farming techniques, safety protocols, and equipment operation.
    4. Monitor crop progress and assess the need for irrigation, fertilization, pest control, and disease prevention.
    5. Ensure compliance with agricultural and environmental regulations and standards.
    6. Maintain accurate records of farm operations, including crop yields, labor hours, and equipment maintenance.
    7. Monitor and maintain farm equipment, identifying any repairs or maintenance needs.
    8. Purchase farm supplies, such as seeds, fertilizers, and chemicals, ensuring cost-effective procurement.
    9. Coordinate with farm owners or managers to develop and implement farm policies and procedures.
    10. Implement and promote sustainable farming practices, including soil conservation and water management.
    11. Oversee the storage, packaging, and transportation of farm products.
    12. Manage and maintain farm infrastructure, including buildings, fences, and irrigation systems.
    13. Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in farming.
    14. Supervise and manage a diverse workforce, providing guidance, performance evaluations, and resolving any employee-related issues.

    Requirements:

    1. Bachelor's degree in agriculture, agribusiness, or a related field is preferred.
    2. Proven experience as a Farm Supervisor or similar role in the agricultural industry.
    3. Strong knowledge of farming practices, crop production, and equipment operation.
    4. Familiarity with agricultural regulations and safety standards.
    5. Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
    6. Ability to work independently and make informed decisions.
    7. Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    8. Proficiency in using farm management software and computer applications.
    9. Physical stamina and the ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
    10. Valid driver's license.

    If you are a dedicated and experienced Farm Supervisor looking for a rewarding opportunity to contribute to the agricultural sector, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and play a crucial role in ensuring the success and productivity of our farm operations.

    Salary and Benefits

    1. Salary and benefits for the Farm Supervisor position will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Specific details will be discussed during the interview process and may vary depending on the location and organization. In addition to salary, the selected candidate may be eligible for the following benefits:Health Insurance: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and their dependents.
    2. Retirement Plans: Participation in a retirement savings plan, such as a 401(k) or pension scheme.
    3. Paid Time Off: Generous vacation and paid time off allowance to promote work-life balance.
    4. Sick Leave: Provision for sick leave or personal days for when employees are unwell or need time off for personal reasons.
    5. Holidays: Paid holidays in accordance with company policies and applicable labor laws.
    6. Training and Development: Opportunities for professional growth and skill enhancement through training programs, workshops, and conferences.
    7. Employee Assistance Programs: Access to counseling services, wellness programs, and resources to support the well-being of employees.
    8. Life and Disability Insurance: Coverage for life insurance and disability benefits to provide financial protection.
    9. Employee Discounts: Discounts on farm products, services, or affiliated businesses.
    10. Relocation Assistance: If applicable, relocation assistance may be provided to help with the transition to the job location.

    How to apply?

    By email
    gurdialsinghfarms@gmail.com

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