Fruit farm labourer

The County Cider Company Inc. based in Picton, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Fruit farm 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, Evening, Weekend, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: The County Cider Company Inc.
Position: Fruit farm labourer
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $15.50 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Picton, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of brush collection.
  • The candidate will be in charge of budding trees.
  • The candidate will be in charge of deleafing.
  • The candidate will be in charge of fruit tree training.
  • The candidate will be in charge of hoeing crops.
  • The candidate will be expected to maintain and manage vine growth, vine canopy, and grapes.
  • The candidate will be expected to plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate will be in charge of shoot positioning.
  • The candidate will be in charge of stone and/or wood picking.
  • The candidate will be in charge of suckering.
  • The candidate will be in charge of tying.
  • The candidate will be in charge of the vertical farming system.
  • 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 must operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.

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 should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The type of farm operation is viticulture.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp, dusty, hot, and cold/refrigerated conditions.

Work Setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in rural and remote areas.
  • The candidate’s relocation expenses will not be covered by the employer.

Experience and Specialization

Type of product

  • The products are deciduous trees and perennials.

Type of Crops

  • Crops include apples and grapes.

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience with a farm truck, fertiliser applicator, loader, planting equipment, sprayer or duster, tillage equipment, and tractor.

Additional Information

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 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 long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.

How to Apply

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

By mail

PO Box 6241, 657 Bongards X-Rd.
Picton, ON
K0K 2T0

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Letter of recommendation
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