Farm worker $18.00 to $20.00 hourly for 30 to 72 hours per week

Job details

  •  LocationVarious locationsCache Creek, BC

    Spences Bridge, BC

  •  Salary$18.00 to $20.00 hourly for 30 to 72 hours per week
  •  Terms of employmentPermanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as 2023-02-01
  •  vacancies1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2236688

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Work site environment

  • Corn farming
  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area
  • Willing to relocate

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Cleaning crop
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Vegetable culling
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market

Experience and specialization

Type of crops

  • Apples
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Field berries
  • Garlic
  • Melons
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Carrot seeder
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Planting equipment
  • Seed drill
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Tillage equipment
  • Tractor
  • Vegetable harvester

Automated systems experience

  • Automated irrigation system
  • Feeding and watering system

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • How to apply

    By email

    littlemountaingreenhouses@shaw.ca

    By fax

    604-792-7766

    By mail

    47558 YALE ROAD
    CHILLIWACK, BC
    V2P 7N1

    In person

    2540 CARIBOO HWY 97
    CACHE CREEK, BC
    V0K 1H0 Between 09:00 AM and 04:00 AM

    How-to-apply instructions

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