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Farm Manager

Tundra North Holding Ltd.
Published
August 10, 2022
Location
Inuvik, NT
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
$21.88 to $25.00 hourly for 40 hours per week

Description

Farm Manager

(NOC 0821 – Managers in agriculture)

Employer: Tundra North Holding Ltd.

Location: 28 Raven Street Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

JOB DETAILS

Salary: $21.88 to $25.00 hourly for 40 hours per week

Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time

Employment conditions: Day, Evening, Weekend, Early Morning, Morning

Start date: As soon as possible

Vacancies: 1 vacancy

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Languages: English

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work Site Environment: Organic farming

Work Setting: Remote location, Rural area

Specific Skills/Tasks:

  • Handling animals
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Establish marketing programs
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers

Supervision: 3-4 people

Type of Product: Native plants

Type of Crops: Blueberries, Tomatoes, Worms

Equipment and Machinery Experience: Automated irrigation system

Security and Safety: Driver's validity licence check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment, Large workload, Tight deadlines, Work under pressure

 

Personal Suitability: Effective interpersonal skills, Excellent oral communication, Excellent written communication, Flexibility, Initiative, Judgement, Organized, Team player, Values and ethics

Main duties of the job

  • Manage the farm and greenhouse (including hydroponic greenhouse, vegetables and life stock)
  • Manage the in-town storefront including the transport of produce for sale
  • Manage fishery and woodworking yard
  • General bookkeeping
  • Some sled dog handling and training
  • Manage tour groups/tourism side of eco-village

Experience required to complete the job duties

  • Education in business administration or similar (minimum education: bachelor's degree)
  • Experience in facilitating Arctic tourism
  • General bookkeeping and business admin experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience managing employees
  • Experience working on a farm
  • Experience at an eco-tourism destination
  • Product and inventory management experience
  • Experience with sales and asset

Skills required to complete the job duties

  • Valid driver's license
  • Language skills (particularly English, 2nd language is an asset)
  • Ability to take initiative and learn on the job
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to time manage and prioritize in stressful situations

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a resume and an application letter.

By email: info@tundranorthtours.com

By mail:

28 Raven Street Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0

Do not send your application by any other method other than indicated above. Please submit using one method only and not repeatedly.

Duties

Specific Skills/Tasks:

  • Handling animals
  • Manage overall operation of farm
  • Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities; raising and breeding of livestock and poultry
  • Determine the amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
  • Establish marketing programs
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers

Main duties of the job

  • Manage the farm and greenhouse (including hydroponic greenhouse, vegetables and life stock)
  • Manage the in-town storefront including the transport of produce for sale
  • Manage fishery and woodworking yard
  • General bookkeeping
  • Some sled dog handling and training
  • Manage tour groups/tourism side of eco-village

Qualifications

Experience required to complete the job duties

  • Education in business administration or similar (minimum education: bachelor's degree)
  • Experience in facilitating Arctic tourism
  • General bookkeeping and business admin experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience managing employees
  • Experience working on a farm
  • Experience at an eco-tourism destination
  • Product and inventory management experience
  • Experience with sales and asset

Company Info

Indigenous tourism, connecting visitors and locals to nature, life on the land and revitalization of culture.

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