Packer, vegetables – farm

Holburne Mushroom Farm (2005) Limited based in Queensville, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Packer, vegetables – farm 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 Part time job. The shift timings include Day, Weekend and Morning (08:30 to 14:30).

Employer Name: Holburne Mushroom Farm (2005) Limited
Position: Packer, vegetables – farm
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $15.50 hourly for 20 to 30 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Part time
Location: Queensville, ON

Type of Crops: Mushrooms

Job Description

  • The candidate will be expected to keep work areas clean, orderly, and well-organized.
  • The candidate would be responsible for sorting and packing fruits and vegetables.
  • The candidate will be required to pick row and orchard crops.
  • The candidate would be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate will be responsible for inspecting each item to ensure its freshness.
  • The candidate will be required to count and weigh quantities, as well as adjust quantities to ensure uniformity of bags or boxes.
  • The candidate must record information such as quantity, weight, time, and dates of packing.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.
  • The candidate will be expected to inspect machines, equipment, and containers for cleanliness and proper operation.
  • The candidate will be expected to uphold and follow food safety policies and practises.

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.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • 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 must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • 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 have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate must inspect the fruit for signs of disease, insect manifestations, worms, and rot quickly and carefully.
  • 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 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 will be required to work in an environment with a high concentration of odours.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 9 kg (20 lbs).

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Candidates are required to wear steel-toed safety boots.

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 handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in standing position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should have ability to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.

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.

In person

1337 Holborn Road, P.O. Box 107
Queensville, ON
L0G 1R0 Between 09:00 AM and 11:00 AM


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