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General Farm Worker – Harvesting

Roy Pope & Sons Ltd.

Job Language: English
Wages: $15.30 hourly
Number of Vacancies: 6
Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
Experience: Will train
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Will train
  • Work site environment

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Other grain farming
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location
  • Tasks

  • Clean the crops
  • Divide fresh harvested produce into marketable lots and non-marketable lots
  • Grade vegetables and fruits into different grades according to the size, shape, colour and volume to fetch high price in market.
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvest seedlings
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Weeding
  • Clean work area
  • Sort and pack fruits and vegetables
  • Harvest crops
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market
  • Type of crops

  • Cabbage
  • Melons
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet corn
  • Vegetables
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Own tools/equipment

  • Gloves
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics
  • Quick learner
  • Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?