Facility Assistant

Posted on May 26, 2023. Primary Region: Kindersley & Rosetown, SK

South Country Co-op is hiring a Facility Assistant at our Agro Centre in Oyen, Alberta.

Reporting to the Agro Manager, the Facility Assistant is responsible for delivering world-class customer service and developing diagnostic agronomy and inter-personal skills, while gaining insight into the sales, operational and administrative functions of the company.

Duties include loading products, finding items for customers, receiving, and unloading inventory in the warehouse, answering telephones, practicing good housekeeping standards, and making deliveries. The Facility Assistant is an entry-level role and opens the door to future opportunities with the Co-op system.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Class 5 or higher driver’s license with a clean driving record and should possess knowledge of Agriculture products. Preference will be given to candidates who have post-secondary education or are working towards a diploma or degree in Agricultural programs.

  • Agronomy competence attained through experience in the Agriculture business is preferred, however not essential
  • Ability to complete and successfully pass a pre-employment alcohol and substance test
  • Clean drivers abstract of Class 5 or higher 
  • Physical ability to perform warehouse and yard functions, including the ability to lift and carry more than 55 lbs. on a regular (daily) basis
  • Forklift and skid steer experience is an asset
  • Excellent internal and external customer service skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to read land locations and maps
  • Ability to adapt to new technology
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • Ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn

Availability: Mon - Sat.

Please note, you will be required to undergo pre-employment substance testing in accordance with South Country Co-op Policies.

If this opportunity speaks to you and you believe you would be a good fit for this role, please apply now! We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.


Highway 41 & 9
Oyen, AB

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

South Country Co-op
Phone: 403-580-0509