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Seed Plant Labourer job available

Job purpose

The focus of the seed plant operator is to produce high-quality pedigree seed which meets the expectations of Parkland Farm’s customers. A seed plant labourer should aim to be cross-trained in all duties pertaining to seed plant operations and warehousing.

The right candidate will start in September

Duties and responsibilities

  • Soybean seed packaging into bags, totes, and bulk.
  • Operate and adjust seed cleaning equipment
  • Loading and unloading trucks of packaged seed
  • Loading and unloading trucks of raw and cleaned bulk soybeans
  • Moving/Operating augers
  • Forklift operation for warehousing and various activities
  • Unloading and loading wagons
  • Executing ISO checks and maintaining applicable records
  • Unloading/Loading grain bins
  • Mixing seed treatment and treating soybean seed
  • Assist in retail soybeans and corn shipments
  • Loading and unloading corn and soybean planters in the spring as needed
  • General maintenance of seed plant equipment
  • Off season duties include yard cleanup, maintenance, assisting in farming operations
  • Report off-spec product to plant foreman
  • Sampling soybean seed and recording quality, and seed count information
  • Maintain a safe working environment

Work duties may change daily based on the needs of the operation

Qualifications

  • Valid Driver’s License Required
  • Forklift experience is an asset
  • AZ license is an asset but not necessary
  • Experience with farm equipment an asset but not necessary

Working conditions

  • May occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends when needed.
  • Must be comfortable with heights
  • Exposure to grain dust
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

This job posting is for temporary full-time but has the potential to become full-time for the right candidate.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary