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Farm Workers perform activities related to growing, raising, and harvesting livestock.
These competencies were identified as most important for successful job performance.
Workers are the core of any farming operation – the people who actually do the work. They are also the people who are promoted to supervisory roles and/or trained to become technical specialists.
In larger operations, Swine Farm Workers are often moved laterally – from one position to another within the same category. This lateral movement gives workers broader experience and prepares them for technical or supervisory roles.
Swine Farm Workers who apply themselves (and complete the necessary training) may eventually move up to supervisory or technical roles.
Depending on the operation and the region of Canada, pay for this category ranges from $16 to $20 per hour. Benefits can include: