Agriculture Laborer – Farm Hand


Agriculture Laborer – Farm Hand ( 6-month Contract)

Department:                Tsuut’ina Lands Administration (Buffalo Paddocks/Agricultural Program)

Reports To:                Buffalo Paddocks/Agricultural Manager


Assisting the Manager in the upkeeping of the Buffalo Paddocks ranch, the Nation Fields and structural buildings as well as fences, and corral system that is on-site, and off-site. Must assist with maintaining the health, safety and care of the Buffalo herd; which includes feeding, inspecting, repairing and reporting any concerns to the manager. Assisting in the cleaning and upkeeping of all equipment and machinery used on and off-site. As well as taking part in farming skills and the labor work required for hauling/baling/cutting, loading and moving bales for Nation Members and the Paddocks, when required.


  • Assisting in the Nation’s fields by inspecting, monitoring, repairing and reporting the fence lines from livestock trying to feed on it
  • Assisting in loading, taking part in the field/crop work, as well as hauling bales to the Buffalo Paddocks during the season, and when necessary
  • Must drive vehicles and equipment: trucks, tractors, side-by-side,
  • Clean & maintain equipment, vehicles as well as tools, as necessary
  • Assisting in cutting and baling hay
  • Inspect, repair and maintain fence lines, buildings, and corral systems daily
  • Assisting in the different projects for the Agriculture Program and Paddocks; as deemed necessary
  • Assisting both the Agricultural Program and Buffalo Paddocks when it comes to the herd and both the programs including farming; as well as prepping for winter
  • Must be willing to learn about farming skills, fencing,
  • Must be willing to take updated training for certifications, equipment,
  • Must be willing to work long hours, and be readily available on evenings and weekends; as needed


  • Experience with carpentry, wood working skills is required
  • Heavy duty equipment experience is an asset, as you will be working with tractors
  • Must be a self-starter, and have the ability to work well in a team and alone
  • Must have knowledge of Tsuut’ina Nation culture and language
  • Must be willing to learn new skills related to farming, ranch handling,
  • Must have a valid Alberta Driver’s License and must have own reliable transportation
  • Must have working cellphone
  • Must be willing to sign an Oath of Confidentiality
  • Must provide a current and clean Criminal Record Check


Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

Competition Opens:   April 11, 2023

Competition Closes:   April 25, 2023 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)

Please apply in writing, including a resume to:       

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

OR Email:

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened

This competition is an internal posting and is open only to Tsuut’ina Nation citizens.


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