Labourer, fruit farming

Riverbend Farms Inc based in Virgil, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Labourer, fruit farming. Riverbend Farms Inc is a respected agricultural enterprise dedicated to sustainable farming practices and the production of high-quality crops. Specializing in a diverse range of agricultural products, Riverbend Farms focuses on cultivating fruits, vegetables, and grains using innovative techniques and environmentally friendly methods. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Riverbend Farms Inc
Position: Labourer, fruit farming
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: $16.71 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
Employment Type: Term or contract (ending: 2024-11-01) Full time
Location: Virgil, ON
Shifts: Day, Weekend, 08:00 to 18:00
Transportation information: Own transportation
Work setting: Rural area, relocation costs not covered by employer, various locations, and willing to relocate
Type of crops: Apples, cherries, garlic, grapes, orchard fruit, potatoes, and vineyard

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualification such as degree, certificate or diploma
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience although having experience is an asset

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should have experience in fruit and vegetable combination farming and be familiar with viticulture practices
  • The candidates should be comfortable working outdoors, capable of working at heights, and able to work in wet or damp conditions
  • The candidates should be accustomed to dusty environments, able to work in hot conditions, and capable of working in all weather conditions
  • The candidates should thrive in a fast-paced work environment and be capable of efficiently handling repetitive tasks
  • The candidates should have experience in handling heavy loads and be physically fit for demanding tasks
  • The candidates should possess good hand-eye coordination and the ability to distinguish between colors accurately
  • The candidates should demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and be able to stand for extended periods
  • The candidates should be comfortable with activities such as bending, crouching, and kneeling, and be willing to work overtime when required
  • The candidates should be adaptable to a combination of sitting, standing, and walking throughout the workday

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should exhibit flexibility in adapting to changing circumstances and demonstrate sound judgment in decision-making
  • The candidates should be organized in managing tasks and responsibilities and demonstrate reliability in fulfilling their duties consistently
  • The candidates should be team players, fostering collaboration and supporting team goals, and uphold strong values and ethics in their work

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

Responsibilities:

  • The candidates should be able to apply the technique of hoeing between rows and clear and collect brush and debris from fields, pens, and other work areas
  • The candidates should be able to cut horticultural crops, perform deleafing, and guide growing shoots into optimal development positions
  • The candidates should be able to hand-harvest vegetables, level earth to fine grade specifications, and maintain and manage the growth of vines, vine canopy, and grapes
  • The candidates should be able to pick row and orchard crops, plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops, and manually remove all suckers and water sprouts
  • The candidates should be able to tie and secure plants, train trees to produce more fruit of higher quality, and perform weeding
  • The candidates should be able to write daily basic progress reports, sort and pack fruits and vegetables, and harvest crops
  • The candidates should be able to load, unload, and transfer crates, supplies, farm produce, livestock, and poultry, and examine products for quality and readiness for the market

Benefits:

  • The candidates will get free parking area

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, Job reference number, cover letter, references attesting experience, letter of recommendation, and highest level of education with the name of the institution where it was completed) through the below-mentioned details

By mail
15384 Niagara Parkway, R.R. # 1
Niagara on the Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Be prepared for the screening questions. Include answering the following questions while applying:

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

 

 

 

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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