Farm worker

Kulwant Singh Brar based in Langley, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker 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 Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift schedules have yet to be determined.

Employer Name: Kulwant Singh Brar
Position: Farm worker
No. of vacancies: 4
Salary: $16.00 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Langley, BC

Type of Crops: Blueberries

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should know other languages including Panjabi or Punjabi.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • 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 a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • 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 will be required to do regular weeding activity in the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular seed cutting in the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate will be required to perform the deleafing method.
  • 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 good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • 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 will be in charge of harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • 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.
  • 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 would be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • The candidate should have prior experience operating a vegetable harvester, a tractor, tillage equipment, a swather, a sprayer or duster, planting equipment, a loader, a farm truck, a fruit harvester, and a fertiliser applicator.

Area of Specialization

  • The candidate should be experienced in operating forklifts.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations.

Work Site Environment

  • 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 or damp, dusty, hot and cold environments.
  • Work places are completely smoke free.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel regularly.
  • The candidate should be willing to travel for extended periods.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence.
  • The candidate will be required to drive manual transmission vehicle.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • 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 have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.

How to Apply

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

By email

cls21791@gmail.com

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

Job reference number- 8431

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