Fruit Farm Worker

Stirlings Mountainside Farms 2017 Ltd based in Centreville, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Fruit Farm Worker. Stirling Fruit Farms has been producing apples for three generations. Our founder, Alexander Robert Stirling, spent his summers as a young man helping out on the family farm. We are honoured to be named the Valley’s Best Farm Market and happy to be a part of Annapolis Valley’s thriving business community. Stirling Fruit Farms is now home to four generations of the Stirling family, carrying on the family legacy. 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 permanent employment. The shifts the candidate has to work are Day, and Weekend

Job Description:

Employer Name: Stirlings Mountainside Farms 2017 Ltd
Position: Centreville, NS
No of Vacancies: 20
Salary: $13.35 hourly for 40 to 70 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Centreville, NS
Job ID: 22061209
Shifts: Day, and Weekend
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
Type of Crops: Apples

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate should be able to do repetitive tasks
  • The candidate should be able to handle heavy loads
  • The candidate should be able to do physically demanding
  • The candidate should be able to attention to detail
  • The candidate should be able to hand-eye co-ordination
  • The candidate should be able to distinguish between colours
  • The candidate should be able to sit
  • The candidate should be able to a combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • The candidate should be able to stand for extended periods
  • The candidate should be able to walk
  • The candidate should be able to do Bending, crouching, kneeling

Other Requirements:

The candidate should be a team player
The candidate should be organized
The candidate should be flexible

Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should be planted, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • The candidate should be operated and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • The candidate should be harvest crops
  • The candidate should be able to fertilize and spray crops
  • The candidate should be able to detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • The candidate should be able to brush collecting
  • The candidate should be able to bud trees
  • The candidate should be able to clean crop
  • The candidate should be able to clipping
  • The candidate should be able to de-leafing
  • The candidate should be able to fruit trees training
  • The candidate should be able to tie
  • The candidate should be able to the vertical farming system
  • The candidate should be able to weeding
  • The candidate should be able to shoot positioning
  • The candidate should be able to grading

Benefits:

  • The employees get piece work
  • The employees get to learn various advanced techniques
  • The employees get to work in a natural environment
  • The employees get financial benefits such as a competitive salary

Company Overview:

A.R. cared about the farms’ fruit plants and enlarged the apple orchard over the years. He brought the business closer to home in the 1940s, establishing the first Stirling roadside farm market in front of his house. More agricultural markets were formed during the 1950s and 1960s, and wholesale and export markets were enlarged to encompass many other countries. The farm expanded over time as more apple trees were planted and his kids began helping in the business.

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 a mail (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

By Mail:

160 Bains Rd
Centreville
NS B0P 1J0
Between 08:00 AM and 12:00 PM

 

 

 

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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