General Farm Worker

General Farm Worker

Job Information
Author redbarnberries
Date September 23, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Discount movers Ltd.
Salary $15.42 to $17.42 - Per Hour
Location Red Deer, AB
Category Farm Worker
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: Discount movers Ltd. O/A Red Barn Berries

Business information: We are a family farm located between Red Deer and Sylvan Lake.  We specialize in berry farming. We have strawberries, Saskatoon berries, raspberries, haskaps, etc. We also farm many types of vegetables.

Business address: 28413 Township Rd. 392, Red Deer, AB, T4E 1C8

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature
  • Vegetable culling
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weeding
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Hoeing crops
  • Permaculture
  • Snow removal during winter

Requirements:

-Education: No formal education required
-Experience: Experience is an asset.
– Knowledge of food safety and Good Manufacturing Practices is an asset.
– Berry and vegetable farming knowledge is an asset.
– Greenhouse nursery skills are an asset.
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling.
-Personal Suitability: Organized, Flexibility, Team player, Ability to multitask
-Work Site Environment: Hot, Dusty, Outdoors, Confined spaces, Odours, Wet/damp, Cold/refrigerated, Dry.
-Work Location Information: Rural Area, Remote location (8 minutes from Sylvan Lake, 15 minutes from Red Deer).
-Weight handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Salary: $15.42 to $17.42 hourly, 45-60 Hours per week.

Benefits: Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Accommodation available at a discounted rate.

Important Information: Flexibility is required. This position will require working 5-6 days per week, 7.5-10 hours per day, from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. During the winter, the schedule varies depending on the weather, most general work schedule is from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and there are two days off per week. Some weekend work may be required. Employee will always work a minimum of 30 hours regardless of the weather condition.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]
cc: [email protected]

Apply by mail to: 28413 Township Rd 392, Red Deer, AB, T4E 1C8

****Please apply with the subject: Job Application – General Farm Worker

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