Farm machinery custom operator

Jealous Fruits Ltd. based in Kelowna, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm machinery custom operator who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Jealous Fruits has been growing a wide variety of cherries on over 1,000 acres throughout the Thompson-Okanagan since 1990. Every summer, we have seasonal job openings for Canadians and visitors from all over the world. Since 1904, our family has been growing cherries in the Okanagan Valley, and Jealous Fruits Recruitment is carrying on the tradition. We have the passion and intimate knowledge of the area’s soils and climate that is required to produce the best cherries possible.

We are enthusiastic about cherry cultivation. We rely on our dynamic and dedicated team to bring our passion for cherries to life. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Weekend and Early Morning. The position of Farm machinery custom operator has been approved by the LMIA.

Employer Name: Jealous Fruits Ltd.
Position: Farm machinery custom operator
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $23.00 to $26.00 hourly for 30 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Kelowna, BC

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should have a thorough criminal record check.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be able to work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • The candidate must have a strong sense of responsibility in order to complete tasks without supervision.
  • The candidate should have strong problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination
  • The candidate must be able to remain calm in a stressful situation.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy 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 should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate must be able to operate and control various types of farm equipment safely.
  • The candidate would be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate must perform preventative and routine maintenance on farm equipment and tools.
  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a tractor, tillage equipment, a swather, a sprayer or duster, a seed drill, a loader, a farm truck, a combine harvester etc
  • The candidate should have clean past driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.
  • The candidate will be required to drive and control farm equipment to till soil and plant, cultivate, and harvest crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to carry out general farm duties.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep work records and logs.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.
  • The candidate would be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • The candidate must ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.
  • The candidate would be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • 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 an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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