Fruit Farm Worker

Lahave River Berry Farm Inc.

  • Durée de l’emploi: Saisonnier
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:
  • Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Work site environment

  • Floriculture production
  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Organic farming
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Tasks

  • Apply fertilizers
  • Cut agricultural crops
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Pack fruits and vegetables
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Sort fruits and vegetables
  • Tie and secure plants
  • Weeding
  • Clean work area
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market
  • Type of crops

  • Bell peppers
  • Blueberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Field berries
  • Garlic
  • Orchard fruit
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
  • Berries
  • Vegetables
  • Equipment and machinery experience

  • Fruit harvester
  • Planting equipment
  • Hand tools
  • Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Quick learner
  • Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Experience

  • Experience an asset
  • Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Education:
Experience:

Number of Vacancies: 2
Wages: $16.00 hourly