Farm Equipment Operator - Full-Time


Posted Date: Jun 24, 2019
Expiry Date: Aug 23, 2019
Location: Star City, Saskatchewan

van Burck Seeds


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Van Burck Seeds is a 4,000-acre seed operation with an on-farm seed cleaning plant.  Proud of our 40+ years in business, we have five long-term employees who have contributed to the ongoing success of our business.  As a small, family-oriented farm, we believe we are successful because we recognize our employees are the backbone of our company.  Every employee contributes daily to our success!

Our small team is made up of hard-working, dedicated, reliable, and results-oriented individuals.  Each person is encouraged to identify areas of improvement and opportunity.  Being a small company, we frequently have open discussions, listening to all our employees and incorporating required changes quickly.

We are currently inviting applications for a full-time farm equipment operator to join our team. 

Position:

·       Operating and maintaining farm equipment,

·       Operating the various seed cleaning equipment and colour sorter

You are guaranteed a minimum of 2120 hours per year; daily hours vary based on seasonal requirements.  As this is a farm-based business, you will also contribute to our success during harvest and seeding.  During the off-season, you will be assigned to work in the cleaning plant.  This position offers a variety of tasks, operating large trucks, equipment maintenance, and various machines in the cleaning plant. 

We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunities. 

To be considered, you:

·       Have a good work ethic and an open communication style. 

·       Enjoy working as part of a team, but also have the ability, determination, and initiative to work independently. 

·       Are a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment but appreciates seasonal slow-downs and know how to manage time and tasks effectively. 

·       Are mechanically inclined and have proven problem solving abilities.  As this position will involve some computerized equipment operation, some computer knowledge with the ability and desire to learn and adapt is important. 

·       Have a solid understanding of agriculture and enjoy the rural and farming way-of-life. 

·       Have possession of a 1A license with clean drivers’ abstract (asset)

Additional Assets:             

·       Punctual

·       Good attitude

·       Keen to learn

            

References and driver's abstract required.




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