Farm worker, vegetables

DC FARMS based in 1557 County Road 34, Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0 is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker, vegetables 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 timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Overtime and Early Morning.

Employer Name: DC FARMS
Position: Farm worker, vegetables
No. of vacancies: 17
Salary: $15.83 hourly / 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: 1557 County Road 34, Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of cleaning the crop.
  • The candidate will be in charge of clipping.
  • The candidate will be in charge of deleafing.
  • The candidate will be in charge of cleaning the greenhouse.
  • The candidate will be in charge of lowering.
  • The candidate will be expected to plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of suckering.
  • The candidate will be responsible for fertilising and spraying crops.
  • 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 will be required to write basic progress reports on a daily basis.
  • The candidate will be responsible for transplanting seedlings or rooted cuttings.
  • The candidate will be responsible for sorting and packing fruits and vegetables.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate must plant bulbs and seeds.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in the pruning of trees, shrubs, and plants.
  • The candidate must water and care for plants, lawns, and/or gardens.
  • The candidate will be expected to clean the work area.

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.
  • Candidate having experience is an asset.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should be reliable.

Work site environment

  • The candidate must be able to work at heights.
  • The candidate will be required to work in confined spaces.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp and hot conditions.
  • The work environment is smoke-free.

Work setting

  • Accommodation will be provided for the candidate.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and specialization

Type of product

  • The products are vegetables and hydroponic horticultural products.

Type of crops

  • The crop is greenhouse tomatoes.

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.
  • The candidate does not have access to public transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

How to Apply

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

By mail

1557 COUNTY RD 34
RUTHVEN, ON
N0P 2G0

By fax

519-322-2430

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