General Farm Workers - Emploi d'avenir
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General Farm Workers

 
Average salary14$ / hour
 

Description

General farm workers plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings. This group includes operators of farm machinery. General farm workers are employed on crop, livestock, fruit, vegetable and specialty farms.

Main tasks

  • Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest crops
  • Feed and tend livestock and poultry
  • Milk cows
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens.
* General farm workers can become specialized in a particular type of crop or livestock production through experience.  

This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Bas-St-Laurent
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Grande région de Québec
  • Grande région de Montréal

This site presents a selection of the best job opportunities. At the national level and in all regions, the possibilities are numerous.
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