farm boss

Niko and Traudel Kleuters - Bruce Mines, ON (30+ days ago)

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Other trades certificate or diploma

3 years to less than 5 years

or equivalent experience
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Truck
Tractor
Sprayer or duster
Seed drill
Harvesters
Fertilizer applicator
Storage and silage system
Feeding and watering system
Additional Skills
Perform general farm duties
Area of Specialization
Cattle breeding
Type of Farm Operations
Livestock
Grain, oil and forage crop
Corn farming
Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots
Dry pea and bean farming
Hay farming
Soybean farming
Wheat farming
Livestock combination farming
Type of Crops
Soybeans
Specific Skills
Purchase machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies
Manage overall operation of farm
Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
Establish marketing programs
Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
Monitoring animal health
Work Site Environment
Outdoors
Odours
Dusty
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle
Valid driver's licence
Drive manual transmission vehicle
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Handling heavy loads
Physically demanding
Manual dexterity
Standing for extended periods
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Large workload
Ability to Supervise
Staff in various areas of responsibility
Work Location Information
Rural area
Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills
Maintain financial and production records
Provide agricultural livestock services such as artificial insemination, spraying or shearing of livestock or disinfecting pens, barns or poultry houses
Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
Assist in the development and implementation of farm safety and bio-security procedures
Specialized Livestock Workers Specific Skills
Calving
Feed inventory
Handling animals
Soybean farming
Weaning
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills
Team player
Judgement
Organized