Fertilizer Terminal Operator

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Federated Co-operatives Limited
May 16, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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$23.30 per hour
  • Lethbridge


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8 hour shift
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Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is hiring a Fertilizer Terminal Operator on a permanent basis on our Ag Solutions team. This position requires on-site work and is based in Grassy Lake, AB. Not currently living in this area? FCL offers a commuting allowance to support your travel costs.
Are you passionate about working in the agriculture industry? Do you enjoying working hands on with machinery? If so, this opportunity could be for you!
What you’ll do:

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Fertilizer Terminal.
  • Monitor and operate terminal equipment to load/unload product.
  • Perform general housekeeping operations in buildings and terminal grounds.
  • Monitor and manage quality controls (ex. oiling dusty product), screen outbound and inbound, run conditioners, and clean/maintain equipment and work floors.
  • Participate in safety meetings, plant inspections, and task observations.
  • Maintain clean shipping and receiving area to prevent contamination of fertilizer products and ensure full compliance with safety procedures and personal protective equipment.
  • Other duties as required.

Who you’ll work with:
The Team: You will work closely with a small team of 3 other people including the Lead Fertilizer Terminal Operator and the Fertilizer Terminal Coordinator and will report into the Fertilizer Terminal Supervisor. This team strives to cultivate a culture that is trusting, supportive, and easy to get along with.
The Customers: You will demonstrate customer focus while supporting South Country Co-op, local farms, and dealing directly with carriers and truckers who distribute our products.
Why it matters:
Our Agro team helps to feed and grow Western Canadian communities by sourcing and distributing products and services to local Co-ops in the feed, crop supplies and fertilizer business.
Who you are:
You are looking for a career in Production, Trades and Maintenance and:

  • Have a Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
  • Have 3 – 5 years of relevant experience. Experience working with mobile equipment and/or in agriculture operations is an asset (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.)
  • Have a valid driver’s licence, are comfortable climbing heights, and able to work around dust.
  • Have excellent communication and people skills, a mechanical aptitude of terminal maintenance and repair, and knowledge of fertilizer agricultural products.
  • Mobile equipment certifications and first aid training is an asset.

What we offer:

  • Competitive wages, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package, an employer-contributed pension plan.
  • Encouragement to take advantage of learning opportunities to grow and develop as a Team Member.
  • As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. To learn more about who we are and what we offer, visit fcl.crs.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to ensure an enjoyable candidate experience. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we invite you to submit your requests to us via fclhr@fcl.crs. All information received will be kept confidential.
If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by May 28, 2023.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted. FCLLP
As this position is considered a position of trust and safety sensitive, you may be required to complete criminal record check and a substance test in accordance with FCL policies.
FCL embraces diversity and inclusion. We’re working to create a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve and an environment where every team member brings their whole self to work. We believe all candidates should feel at home with us and be given the opportunity to fully participate during the recruitment process.
Location: Grassy Lake,Alberta,T0K 0Z0,Canada, Grassy Lake, AB

Location: Grassy Lake,Alberta,T0K 0Z0,Canada, Grassy Lake, AB

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $23.30 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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