Farm Labourer

den Haan Greenhouses based in Lawrencetown, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm Labourer. den Haan Greenhouses is known to specialize in producing fresh, greenhouse-grown tomatoes and cucumbers for the Atlantic Canadian marketplace. We have been recognised for our innovative agricultural practices. Our company has been dedicated to growing quality produce in an environmentally friendly and efficient manner. In all, our company is known to believe strongly in producing the safest product possible for the consumers and the environment. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or term or contract employment. The candidate has to work in Day, Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning and Morning shifts.

Job Description:

Employer Name: den Haan Greenhouses
Position: Farm Labourer
No of Vacancies: 10
Salary: $13.35 per hour for 40 to 65 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time
Location: 394 Fitch Road, Lawrencetown, NS, B0S 1M0
Shifts: Day, Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
Work Setting: Greenhouse
Work Site Environment: Outdoors, At heights, Wet/damp, Dusty, Hot, Cold/refrigerated
Work Location Information: Rural area

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualifications such as a high school, bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset
Area of Specialization: Nursery or greenhouse
Type of Farm Operations: Vineyard, Fruit and vegetable combination farming
Type of Crops: Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Grapes, Greenhouse vegetables

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 physically demanding
  • The candidate should be able to pay attention to detail
  • The candidate should be able to work with hand-eye coordination
  • The candidate should have the ability to distinguish between colors
  • The candidate should be a combination of standing for extended periods, walking, bending, crouching and kneeling

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should have an effective interpersonal skills
  • The candidate should be able to work in a flexible environment
  • The candidate should be a team player
  • The candidate should have judgement skills
  • The candidate should be able to work in an organized way

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be able to plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • The candidate should be able to harvest crops
  • The candidate should be able to grade products
  • The candidate should be able to examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • The candidate should have specific skills field crops such as hand harvesting vegetables
  • The candidate should have specific skills field crops such as hoeing crops
  • The candidate should have specific skills field crops such as vegetables culling
  • The candidate should have landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists specific skills such as Cleaning crop, Clipping, Deleafing, Suckering, Tying, Weeding, Shoot positioning, Grading, Greenhouse cleaning, Lowering, Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes

Benefits:

  • The employees get to work in a well-known company
  • The employees get to work in a natural environment
  • The employees get to learn various advanced farming techniques
  • The employees get financial benefits such as competitive salary

Company Overview:

Founded in 1963, den Haan Greenhouses has been known as family-owned farm working since three generations. The farm is located in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. The company was started by Dutch immigrant Jac den Haan is now led by his grandson Luke.

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 by sending an email or a fax (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

By Email:
jodi@denhaan.ca

By Fax:
902-584-3175

 

 

 

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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