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SEASONAL FARM LABOURER

 

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world.

 

Cavendish Farms is looking for full time seasonal Farm Labourers to work at our New Annan, PE location. Expected start date will be on or about April 15th, 2020 with an end date of June 15th, 2020 (weather dependent) for planting season and the expected start date will be on or about September 15th, 2020 with an end date of November 15th, 2020 for harvest season. Reporting to the Research Technician, the Farm Labourer will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.


Work Location: 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, Canada, C0B 1M0


Rate of pay: $15.25 an hour.


Hours: Seasonal, Full-time - 40-60 per week

 

Qualifications:

  • Continuously looking for opportunities for improvement;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment; 
  • Must hold a valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Willingness to work outdoors;
  • Availability to work extended hours including weekend;
  • Experience around equipment would be an asset.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs;
  • Experience around equipment would be an asset;


Key Responsibilities:


During Planting Season:
  • seed preparation, seed cutting, counting, seed treatment, planting, load/unload, carry and move bags and trays. Activities performed in the field and warehouse.
During Harvest Season:
  • potato harvest, bagging, lifting, loading/unloading, potato grading, counting, weighting, load/unload, carry and move bags and trays.  Activities performed in the field and warehouse.
Overall Responsibilities:
  • Seed handling (selection and cutting), field planting and fertilization of research plots
  • Performing field work including planting and maintaining plots; lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Responsible for maintenance of plants in the greenhouse, including transplanting plantlets, watering and harvesting pots;
  • Weed control in the field plots
  • Harvest of experimental plots, bagging, lifting, loading/unloading bags and trays up to 50 lbs.
  • Potato grading, counting, weighting in the field and warehouse.



To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Send a copy of your resume to erisman.chad@cavendishfarms.com

 

Posting will be active until positions are filled. 


Please Note: A background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

  

 

Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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