Farm worker, vegetables

Paradise Valley Produce based in Powell River, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Farm worker, vegetables. Paradise Valley Produce is located just outside of qathet on the Sunshine Coast, BC. Our farm land was once a successful goat dairy operation run by the Lambert Family in the 1900s. We are proud to be stewards of the land we are farming. We believe that growing healthy, organic food to be enjoyed locally is a small but vital step toward a more sustainable future. Our produce is BC Certified Organic. We have the benefits that come with scale and a strong financial position. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Paradise Valley Produce
Position: Farm worker, vegetables
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $15.65 to 18.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time, Seasonal employment
Job Type: Green job (Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes and involves supporting green economy sectors)
Location: Powell River, BC
Shifts: Day, Early Morning and Morning
Work setting: Staff accommodation is available and relocation costs not covered by employer
Work site environment: Candidates should work in fruit and vegetable combination farming, organic farming and outdoors

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
Type of crops: Bell peppers, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Cucumbers, Garlic, Ginger, Melons, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes and Zucchinis

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced environment, perform repetitive tasks, handle heavy loads, pay attention to detail, walk, stand for extended periods and also for bending, crouching, kneeling
  • The candidate should be physically strong

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be able to clean crop, hoe crops, plant, cultivate and irrigate crops and also harvest crops
  • The candidate should be able for hand harvesting vegetables, vegetable culling and also weeding
  • The candidate should be able to examine produce for quality and prepare for market

Benefits:

  • The employees get free parking availability, on-site amenities, on-site housing options, on-site recreation and activities, team building opportunities and variable or compressed work week

How to apply:

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

By mail:
3959 Padgett Rd
Powell River, BC
V8A 0S8

 

 

 

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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