Farm Hand (LMO/TS 2)

Organisation
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries
Reference
VAC-31131
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Automotive & Vehicle Repair
Location
St. James
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Date Posted
15/03/2019
Expiry Date
03/04/2019
Under the supervision of the Field Assistant (SOG/ST 2), the Farm Hand (LMO/TS 2) is responsible for maintenance of pastures and fodder banks and the overall maintenance of the compound.

The incumbent is also responsible for using and maintaining all 2-stroke equipment as well as packing stores.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains pastures and fodder banks;
  • Maintains gardens and grounds around the offices;
  • Maintains equipment;
  • Transfers goods, material, and livestock  to required areas;
  • Assists in harvesting and transporting goods from field to stores.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

Core:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Basic communication skills
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Good problem solving and conflict management skills

 

Technical:

  • Proficient in the use of 2-stroke equipment (chain saw, mist blower etc.)
  • Ability to carry out simple maintenance procedures on small farm equipment
  • Knowledge of the Ministry’s policies and procedures

 

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade Nine (9) education;
  • Six (6) months related experience.

 

Special Conditions Associated with the Job

  • Exposure to harmful chemicals;
  • Work for long hours in the sun, dust and water.

 

Salary range $9,030 - $10,216 per week.

 

Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

 

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