Vegetable Packer-Farm

Downey Potato Farms Inc. based in Melancthon, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Vegetable Packer-Farm. Downey Potato Farms Inc. is a locally owned and operated family company. We operate our packaging on 3rd line Melancthon, just outside of Shelburn Ontario, a short one hour drive from Toronto. We are known to grow some organic and conventional potatoes in very close proximity, with more varieties growing in the Saugeen Valley, Dufferin and Norfolk Counties, and Leamington. We offer varieties of potatoes to fit everyone’s needs, Russet, Red, Yellow, White, in sizes ranging from new crop Minis, all the way to our large Chef size potatoes. With products, we also offer a library of recipes to try out. We offer recipes such as Homefries, Poutine, Stuffed Baked Potatoes, potato pancakes, potato ice cream, and even potato bread rolls.
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 candidates have to work in Day, Evening, Weekend and Overtime shifts.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Downey Potato Farms Inc.
Position: Vegetable Packer-Farm
No of Vacancies: 4
Salary: $15.00 hourly for 35 to 75 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time
Location: 477476 3rd Line, Melancthon, ON, L9V 1T6
Shifts: Day, Evening, Weekend, Overtime
Work Site Environment: Odours, Dusty
Work Location Information: Rural area


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.
Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs), Up to 9 kg (20 lbs), Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
Type of Crops: Potatoes

Program title:

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Program description:

This employer has selected to promote this job through “Jobs for Ukraine”.

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 work with manual dexterity
  • The candidate should be able to work with a hand-eye coordination
  • The candidate should have the ability to distinguish between colors
  • The candidate should be a combination of standing for extended periods, bending, crouching and kneeling
  • The candidate should be able to work for overtime

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be a team player
  • The candidate should be someone who can be relied on


  • The candidate should be able to sort and pack fruits and vegetables


  • The employees get to work in a natural environment
  • The employees get to work in a family-owned place
  • The employees get financial benefits such as competitive salary, retirement benefits, pension plans etc
  • The employees get various leave benefits such as paid leaves, vacations, sick leaves, casual leaves etc.

Company Overview:

Working and expanding for years, Downey Potato Farms Inc. keeps close contact with its farmers, the land the company grows potatoes on, and the communities that surround it. The company is known to have employees working for years with it, and improving the company’s products and techniques to use.

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 mail (along with resume) through below mentioned details.

By Email:

By Mail:
477476 3rd Line
Melancthon, ON
L9V 1T6




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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