Apple picker

Van Meekeren Farms Ltd. based in Kentville, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Apple picker. Van Meekeren Farms Ltd., a apple farm was founded on 1964 as Glooscap apple brand named after a mythical hero, god, and transformer of the native people of Atlantic Canada and in other parts of North America. We started Integrated Pest Management and Integrated Fruit Production test to reduce our impact on the environment as a farm. Popular apple varieties grown on our farm such as Ben Davis, McIntosh, King, Spy, Melba, Bishop Pippen and Cox Orange to name a few. We are known to provide satisfaction to our customers, that they don’t have to go to any one else after getting the best services from us. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as 2022-09-05.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Van Meekeren Farms Ltd.
Position: Apple picker
No of Vacancies: 7
Salary: $13.35 hourly for 35 to 60 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Kentville, NS
Shifts: Day, Evening, Weekend, Early Morning and Morning
Work Location Information: Area is rural
Work Site Environment: Candidates should work in outdoors, at heights, wet or damp and hot place
Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualifications such as a secondary high school, bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset
Type of Farm Operations: Fruit and vegetable combination farming
Type of Crops: Orchard fruit; Apples

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be physically strong
  • The candidate should be able to stand for extended periods
  • The candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate should be able to perform repetitive tasks
  • The candidate should be able to handle heavy loads
  • The candidate should be able to manually dexter
  • The candidate should have hand-eye co-ordination
  • The candidate should be able to distinguish between colours
  • The candidate should be able for bending, crouching, kneeling

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be a team player

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

By Email




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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