Mushroom grower

Everharvest Mushrooms Inc. based in Chilliwack, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Mushroom grower 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 Permanent employment or Full time job.

Employer Name: Everharvest Mushrooms Inc.
Position: Mushroom grower
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $20.00 hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Chilliwack, BC

Type of Farm Operations: Mushrooms

Job Description

  • The candidate should be able to perform general farm duties.
  • The candidate should be responsible in managing overall operations of farm.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and coordinate planting, cultivating, and crop harvesting activities.
  • The candidate will be expected to raise and breed livestock and poultry.
  • The candidate will be required to determine the quantity and types of crops to be grown, as well as the livestock to be raised.
  • The candidate will be expected to detect and identify disease in mushrooms.
  • The candidate will be expected to inspect the quality of mushroom produce and prepare items for market/sale.
  • The candidate will be expected to monitor mushroom growing conditions such as water line placement, air flow, and barn temperature.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep the farm working area clean.
  • 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 keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate would be responsible for protecting crops from weeds and pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying pesticides etc.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping daily progress reports of the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to ensure that farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • 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 flexible.
  • 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 will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning crops.
  • The candidate should need to do regular clipping activities for plants.
  • The candidate will be required to perform suckering, weeding, grading, tying, and lowering tasks.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular seed cutting in the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude.
  • 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.
  • The candidate should be able to supervise 3 to 4 people.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.

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 be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • 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 standing position for extended periods.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

Work Location Information

  • The candidate will be required to work in rural area.

How to Apply

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

By email

everharvestmushrooms@gmail.com

 

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