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Job Order #: 5778640

Employer Name:
McDougall Acres Ltd.
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Full Time
Length of Employment:
One permanent position and one seasonal (may extend to permanent)
Grade 12
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McDougall Acres Ltd.

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Peroline McDougall

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Position Summary:  This position primarily will be inspecting trailers, collecting samples, loading and unloading trucks as well as keeping cement pads swept in the shipping and receiving area.  This position also assists with bagging and toting of product that is shipped by container.  This position will assist in keeping all areas swept; this includes the seed cleaning plant, warehouse, shop and outdoor cemented areas.  The person in this position must ensure conveyance equipment is clean and may have to clean the inside of bins and trailers.  The employee in this position needs to be self-motivated and must be detail oriented.

1.    Operates conveyance equipment for loading and unloading grain.
2.    Cleans conveyance equipment.
3.    Collects samples before unloading, during unloading and loading of grain.
4.    Tests samples for moisture.
5.    Keeps receiving & shipping areas swept.
6.    Completes trailer inspections before loading and unloading.
7.    Assists with bagging and toting grain for container shipping.
8.    Assist with keeping all cement areas clear and swept, including but not limited to, the cement under seed plant bins, shop floor, warehouse floor.
9.    Assists with cleaning bins to pedigreed seed standards.
10.    Assists with maintaining yards doing such duties as cutting grass, spraying weeds, weed whacking, rototilling, etc.

1.    Ability to operate:
a.    Grain handling system
b.    Air compressor
c.    Passenger vehicles and have class 5 drivers license.
d.    Garden tractor, weed whacker & hand sprayer.
2.    Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, such as shovelling grain and climbing bins, in difficult working conditions, such as heat, exposure to dust and loud noises.  
3.    Ability to handle grain bags of up to 110 lbs.
4.    Ability to work independently and take the initiative to identify and complete work required, all while paying close attention to the details.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Public transportation is not available
Additional Skills
 - Customer service skills
 - Ship orders
Specific Skills
 - Operate a variety of equipment to load, unload and move materials and products
 - Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment
Vehicle, Machinery and Equipment Experience
 - Tractors
 - Industrial lift trucks and forklifts
 - Conveyors
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Physically demanding
 - Attention to detail
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Gloves
Weight Handling
 - More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
Work Site Environment
 - Outdoors
 - Dusty


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