Farm worker

Prism Farms Ltd. based at 731 Mersea Road 7, Leamington, ON N8H 3V8 is looking for suitable candidates for the position of Farmworker 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 Permanent employment. The candidate will be required to work during the day shift. The position of Farmworker has been approved by the LMIA

Employer Name: Prism Farms Ltd
Position: Farmworker
No. of vacancies:15
Salary: $15.00 hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: 731 Mersea Road 7, Leamington, ON N8H 3V8

Type of Crops: Strawberries and Greenhouse tomatoes

Job Description

  • The candidate would be responsible for harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate would be responsible in doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate should have the knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate would be responsible for the harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate would be responsible in fertilizing and protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible in culling vegetables.
  • 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 keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping record information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly update farm manager about crop progress.
  • 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 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.
  • The candidate would be responsible in participating the post-harvesting stage of crops and assist in packing them securely for storage purposes.
  • The candidate need to clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • 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 in 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 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 will be required to perform regular green house cleaning activity.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate must be able to work long hours on farm.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate must be able to work at heights
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty and cold environments.
  • The candidate should have no Nausea issues while working in areas with high density of odour.
  • Work places are completely smoke free.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a 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 should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • 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 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]

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