Farm Labourer

Jealous Fruits Ltd based in 7980 Highway 97 North, Kelowna, BC V4V 1T3 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm Labourer who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. We are staunchly focused on quality at all levels of our vertically integrated firm. We scout the finest land for our orchards, plant only the most desirable varieties of cherries, and tend to the land in a very thoughtful, meticulous manner. The job is LMIA approved. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Full time or Seasonal employment. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: Jealous Fruits Ltd
Position: Farm Labourer
No. of vacancies: 100
Salary: $15.20 to $19.00 hourly for 30 to 65 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment or Full time
Location: 7980 Highway 97 North, Kelowna, BC V4V 1T3

Job Description

Type of Crops

       Cherries

  • The candidate would be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate would be responsible in harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate would be responsible in protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate should be proficient in handling farm machineries like Tractor, Farm truck etc.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate will be required to check every item to ensure farm’s standard while tossing away items that do not pass that threshold.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • The candidate should be responsible in ensuring cleanliness of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly update farm manager about crop progress.
  • The candidate need to clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • The candidate would be required to direct and monitor work of casual and seasonal help during planting and harvesting.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate should have the capability to detect disease and health problems in crops.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping record information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • The candidate would be responsible in participating the post-harvesting stage of crops and assist in packing them securely for storage purposes.
  • The candidate would be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate would be responsible for grading, sorting and packing of produce into containers.
  • All packing and stacking duties will be performed in the field and on the farm.
  • The candidate must use hands and arms to handle product.
  • The candidate will be required to removes dry leaf debris from crop using both hands
  • The candidate would be responsible in participating the post-harvesting stage of crops and assist in packing them securely for storage purposes.
  • The candidate should examine and inspect containers, packaging material, and product to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should know English
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma .
  • Previous experience in the farming industry is not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate must be reliable.
  • The candidate must be able to work long hours on farm.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet, hot and cold weather conditions.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Online

https://www.jealousfruitsrecruitment.com/

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