General labourer – farm | LMIA Approved

CanWest Farms Ltd based in Richmond, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of General labourer – farm. CanWest Farms Ltd has been farming since the 1960’s. CanWest Farms gives local customers the opportunity to shop directly from our farm. Our on-site Farm Market carries fruits and vegetables from local farmers, as well as, specialty items like honey and jams. Ready-picked and frozen blueberries are available for purchase in our market during the blueberry season (typically from the beginning of July to the end of August). To this day, we are proud to say that CanWest Farms remains family owned and operated. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The position of General labourer – farm is approved by LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).

Job Description:

Employer Name: CanWest Farms Ltd
Position: General labourer – farm
No of Vacancies: 40
Salary: $16.75 hourly for 30 to 60 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment Full time
Location: Richmond, BC
Shifts: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Early Morning, Morning
Work setting: Staff accommodation available


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualifications
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience, training will be provided

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be physically demanding, and be repetitive taskers
  • The candidates should be able to work with attention to detail
  • The candidates should be able to work under tight deadlines
  • The candidates should be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods
  • The candidates should be willing to for overtime
  • The candidates should be able to work outdoors and in other miscellaneous crop farming

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be organized, flexible, and able to work as a team player

Candidate Status:

  • Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen or temporary or permanent resident of Canada
  • Candidate must have legal authorization (Work Permit) to work in Canada
  • If Candidates are unable to fulfill above mentioned requirements, don’t apply for the position


  • The candidates should be able to hand-harvest vegetables
  • The candidates should be able to hoe crops, and plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops
  • The candidates should be able to perform stone and/or wood picking
  • The candidates should be able to carry out vegetable culling and be able to operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • The candidates should be able to detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock, and poultry
  • The candidates should be able to examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • The candidates should be able to set and monitor water lines, airflow, and temperature in barns, pens, and chicken coops

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 the below-mentioned details

By email

By mail
13051 Blundell Road
Richmond, BC
V6W 1B6

By fax




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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