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Nov 03, 2021

Farm Supervisor

$20.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • D&C Vander Zaag Farms
  • 518086 County Road 124, Melancthon Ontario L9V 1V9
Full time Skilled Labor

Job Description

D&C Vander Zaag farms in Melancthon, Ontario is seeking one (1) full-time Farm Supervisor. This is a hourly position reporting to the Farm Manager. Our company was created in 1994 and as a farm is involved in the production and harvesting of vegetable and grains.

Job Duties: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:


  • Supervise certain areas of farm/crop operations and perform all daily required functions
  • Recruit, hire, train and maintain a staff of farm operators, and seasonal farm workers
  • Coordinate, assign and supervise the work of general farm workers
  • Budget, meeting with suppliers, organize logistics, plan operations, develop work schedules
  • Operate farm equipment, maintain machinery as required and perform safety checks
  • Oversee and work with the team in the planting, fertilizing, cultivating, spraying and harvesting of crops
  • Develop positive work relationships, communicate effectively
  • Ensure facilities and equipment is maintained in good order
  • Adhere to Health and Safety practices and policies, and supervisory responsibilities

Company operating name: D&C Vander Zaag Farms

Title of position: Farm Supervisor

Terms of Employment: Full time (50 hours per week)

Business address and location of work: 518086 County Road 124, Melancthon Ontario L9V 1V9

Official Language of Work: English



We value our employees and provide the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Long-Term Disability Insurance and Extended Medical Benefits, Employee Assistance Program
  • 4% vacation pay


Level of Education Required:

  • No educational requirement

Level of Work Experience Required:

  • Must have at least three (3) years of farming experience, out of which at least one (1) year in a supervisory or managerial role;
  • Must have at least one (1) year experience in operating and maintaining farm equipment;


Contact Information:

            Name: Linda Hart

            Contact: 705 434 7582

Employer Name:

D&C Vander Zaag Farms

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