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General Farm Worker/ Apple Picker needed in Canada by Acre Lavende Farm Ltd.

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General Farm Worker/ Apple Picker needed in Canada by Acre Lavende Farm Ltd.

General farm workers plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings. This group includes operators of farm machinery. General farm workers are employed on crop, livestock, fruit, vegetable and specialty farms.

Apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer to crops and livestock; plant, maintain, and harvest food crops; and tend livestock and poultry. Repair farm buildings and fences. Duties may include: operating milking machines and other dairy processing equipment; supervising seasonal help; irrigating crops; and hauling livestock products to market.

1) Record information about crops, such as pesticide use, yields, or costs.
2) Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment.

3) Dig and plant seeds, or transplant seedlings by hand.
4) Harvest fruits and vegetables by hand.
5) Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers.

6) Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress.
7) Load agricultural products into trucks, and drive trucks to market or storage facilities.
8) Operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest crops.

9) Participate in the inspection, grading, sorting, storage, and post-harvest treatment of crops.
10) Repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures.
11) Set up and operate irrigation equipment.

12) Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops.
13) Clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
14) Direct and monitor the work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.

Job details

  •  Location: Richmond, BC
  •  Salary: $18.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Shift, Flexible Hours
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • Vacancies 1 vacancy

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops; Harvest crops; Fertilize and spray crops; Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry; Examine produce for quality and prepare for market; Write daily basic progress reports
Specific Skills – Field Crops
Hand harvesting vegetables
Type of Farm Operations
Floriculture production; Fruit and vegetable combination farming
Type of Crops
Apples
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; At heights; Wet/damp; Odours; Dusty; Hot
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
Rural area; Staff accommodation available; Staff accommodation provided
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Organized
Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills
Clipping; Mixing fertilizer; Weeding

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada

How to apply

By email

acrelavandehr@outlook.com

Advertised until

2021-09-02

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