General farm worker

DANIEL CAMILLE, BOUDREAU based in Sainte-Rosette, NB is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of General farm worker 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 shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning.

Employer Name: DANIEL CAMILLE, BOUDREAU
Position: General farm worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $14.00 to $15.00 hourly for 20 to 44 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Part time leading to full time
Location: Sainte-Rosette, NB

Type of Farm Operations: Fruit and vegetable combination farming

Type of Crops: Cabbage, Cucumbers, Bell peppers, Garlic, Onions, Cauliflowers, Strawberries, Sweet corn, Tomatoes, Zucchinis, Raspberries, Carrots

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for doing planting, cultivating and irrigation of crops according to schedule.
  • The candidate should have knowledge and capability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting of crops.
  • The candidate will be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate will be in charge of hoeing crops.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • The candidate must report any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate will be in charge of ensuring the cleanliness of the farm.
  • The candidate will be in charge of harvesting vegetables by hand.
  • The candidate will be in charge of culling vegetables.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate will be in charge of keeping track of information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • The candidate will be responsible for detecting disease and health problems in crops.
  • 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 in charge of maintaining daily farm progress reports.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the farm has constant access to water.
  • The candidate will be required to removes dry leaf debris from crop using both hands.
  • The candidate will be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate will be in charge of stone and/or wood picking.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French languages.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Previous experience is not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate should have good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate should be bondable and easily communicate.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • The candidate will be responsible for seedling harvesting.
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning crops.
  • The candidate will be required to perform suckering, weeding, grading, tying, and lowering tasks.
  • The candidate will be required to cut seeds on a regular basis on the farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to perform regular plant clipping activities.
  • The candidate will be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate will be required to perform regular Greenhouse cleaning activity.

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate should be willing to work in an outdoor environment for long hours, including tolerance for pests and thorns.
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty, hot and cold or refrigerated environments.
  • Work places are completely smoke free.

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 prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in walking, bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

Work Location Information

  • The candidates will be required to work in Rural area.

How to Apply

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

By mail

[email protected]

By phone

506-783-3828 Between 09:00 AM and 05:00 PM

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