Farm worker, fruit

Baggs Investments Ltd based in 1760 TransCanada Highway Sicamous, BC V0E 2V1 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker, fruit 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 Part time leading to full time job. The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime.

Employer Name: Baggs Investments Ltd
Position: Farm worker, fruit
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $16.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated) 20 to 40 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: 1760 TransCanada Highway Sicamous, BC V0E 2V1

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of hoeing crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of seed cutting.
  • The candidate must shear with a knife.
  • The candidate will be in charge of weeding.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to inspect the product for quality and prepare it for market.
  • The candidate must clean the work area.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate of secondary (high) school graduation or equivalent experience.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate must be flexible.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be reliable.

Work site environment

  • Farm operations include organic farming and other miscellaneous crop farming.

Work setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in an urban area.

Experience and specialization

Type of product

  • The products are coniferous and deciduous trees.

Type of crops

  • Crops include apples, blueberries, garlic, raspberries, strawberries, sweet corn, orchard fruit and berries.

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience operating a tractor.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have a valid driver’s licence.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

Own tools/equipment

  • The candidate must have their own steel-toed safety boots.

Benefits

  • The candidate will receive Employer-paid learning/training, On-site amenities, Team building opportunities, and Parking facilities.

How to Apply

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

By email

jmbaggs@shaw.ca

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
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