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Casual Agricultural Worker Is Needed In Northwestern Polytechnic – Fairview, AB

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Casual Agricultural Worker Is Needed In Northwestern Polytechnic – Fairview, AB

Job Title: Casual Agricultural Worker
Location: Fairview, AB
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $27.37/hour

Northwestern Polytechnic, Canada’s newest polytechnic, aspires to be the most entrepreneurial polytechnic in Canada by 2034. We are recruiting individuals who spark creativity, drive innovation, are highly engaged and are eager to embrace our core values: innovation & responsiveness. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, one who is willing to turn risk into opportunity, Northwestern is your employer of choice. A recently aligned strategic plan identifies 1, 3, 5, and 10-year goals, tactics and actions that will ensure Canada’s newest polytechnic will be the most entrepreneurial in Canada.

The Department

Our NWP farm is home to both a commercial and purebred cattle herd as well as a sheep flock. The farm provides support to Agricultural programing as well as providing research opportunities.

The Role

We are currently hiring two casual agricultural workers for our calving/lambing season January 2024 – to May 2024, working approximately 15 – 35 hours/week, due to the nature of the position shifts outside of normal business hours are required.

Our Agricultural Workers carry out general farm duties including:

  • calving and lambing, care of the animals,
  • feeding, watering & monitoring animals
  • maintenance of facility,
  • maintenance of equipment,
  • field work,
  • other duties as required.

Wage: $27.37/hour as per AUPE Collective Agreement

What We Offer

NWP offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development & wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student-centered culture that is vital to our community. Consider joining Canada’s newest polytechnic, committed to be the most entrepreneurial polytechnic by 2034.

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Job Requirements

The Department

Our NWP farm is home to both a commercial and purebred cattle herd as well as a sheep flock. The farm provides support to the Veterinary Science program as well as providing research opportunities.

What We Offer

NWP offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development & wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student-centered culture that is vital to our community. Consider joining Canada’s newest polytechnic, committed to be the most entrepreneurial polytechnic by 2034.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will need the following experience and skills to be successful in this role:

  • Calving experience and general farm duties (lambing experience not necessary)
  • Feeding, watering & monitoring animals
  • Comfortable working with large and smaller animals
  • Ability to lift 25 kilograms
  • Labor and maintenance experience
  • Ability to work flexible schedules and independently
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in unpredictable weather conditions

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply
Online: Apply On Company WebSite

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