Farm Labourer

1524985 Ontario Ltd based in Tillsonburg, ON is looking suitable candidates for the position of Farm Labourer who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. 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 Flexible Hours and Early Morning

Employer Name: 1524985 Ontario Ltd
Position: Farm Labourer
No. of vacancies: 6
Salary: $15.00 hourly for 40 to 65 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Seasonal employment
Location: Tillsonburg, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate would be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate would be responsible for harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • 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 carry out repair and maintenance work for farm machinery and equipment if and when required.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • 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 should be responsible in ensuring cleanliness of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • The candidate would be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible in harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate would be responsible in culling vegetables.
  • The candidate should be responsible for keeping record information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • 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 cleaning crops
  • The candidate should need to do regular clipping activities for plants.
  • The candidate will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate must be able to work long hours on farm.
  • 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 have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, hot and cold weather conditions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.

Work Location Information

  • The candidates will be required to work in Rural area.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is fast paced environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • 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 able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings
  • The candidate should have ability to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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