Field and vegetable crop labourer

John R. Westcott and Kate Westcott based in Pontypool, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Field and vegetable crop labourer 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, Weekend, Early Morning and Morning. The position of Field and vegetable crop labourer has been approved by the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).

Employer Name: John R. Westcott and Kate Westcott
Position: Field and vegetable crop labourer
No. of vacancies: 4
Salary: $15.50 hourly for 40 to 80 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Pontypool, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of cleaning the crop.
  • The candidate will be in charge of grading.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • 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 stone and/or wood picking.
  • The candidate will be in charge of vegetable culling.
  • The candidate will be in charge of weeding.
  • The candidate will be required to fertilise and spray 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 responsible for sorting and packing fruits and vegetables.
  • The candidate will be required to pick row and orchard crops.
  • The candidate must load, unload, and transfer crates, supplies, farm produce, livestock, and poultry.

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.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • 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

  • The type of farm operation is fruit and vegetable combination farming.
  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp, dusty and hot conditions.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The candidate must work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and Specialization

Type of product

  • The type of product is vegetables.

Type of Crops

  • Crops include bell peppers, cucumbers, field berries, melons, raspberries, strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, zucchini, and potatoes.

Additional Information

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is not available for the candidate to use.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • 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 must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • 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.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.
  • The candidate will be expected to manage a large workload.

How to Apply

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

By email

[email protected]

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