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Farm Labourers assist with activities related to growing, raising, and harvesting livestock.
These competencies were identified as most important for successful job performance.
This job is a good starting point for people seeking temporary or long term employment. In most cases it is not necessary to have swine experience or even any formal working experience, nor is it necessary to have a high school diploma. Notably:
Swine Farm Laboureres with experience take on more complex tasks and activities and eventually become experienced Workers. With more production experience and some training courses, they could become specialized in some aspect of swine production, or become Swine Farm Supervisors to manage a crew.
Depending on the operation and the region of Canada, pay for this job ranges, but tends to be hourly at minimum wage or slightly higher. Benefits can include: