Position Overview: We are seeking dedicated and hardworking individuals to join our team as Labourers in the field of Labourer Fruit Farming. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the agricultural industry in Canada, specifically in the cultivation and harvesting of various fruits. As a Labourer, you will play a vital role in the farm’s operations, ensuring the successful growth, maintenance, and harvest of fruit crops.
Job Position: Labourer Fruit Farming
Job Location: Oliver, BC
Company: king tomatoes
Salary: $16.75 Hourly
Job type: Full Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours a week
- Cultivation and Planting: Assist in the preparation of fields for planting by clearing debris, tilling the soil, and ensuring appropriate irrigation systems are in place. Support the planting process by sowing seeds, transplanting seedlings, and providing necessary care to young plants.
- Crop Maintenance: Participate in routine farm maintenance tasks, including weeding, pruning, thinning, and applying fertilizers or pesticides as instructed by the farm supervisor. Monitor crop health and report any signs of disease, pest infestation, or other issues that may affect the fruit yield.
- Irrigation and Nutrient Management: Help maintain irrigation systems by ensuring proper water flow, adjusting sprinklers, and conducting regular checks for leaks or malfunctions. Assist in applying fertilizers or nutrients to plants as per the farm’s guidelines.
- Harvesting and Sorting: Collaborate with the farm team to harvest ripe fruits manually, adhering to quality standards and safety protocols. Sort and pack harvested fruits for distribution, ensuring only high-quality produce is selected.
- Equipment and Facility Maintenance: Assist in the maintenance and repair of farm equipment, tools, and machinery. Keep work areas clean and organized, including storage facilities and packing areas.
- Safety and Compliance: Adhere to all health and safety guidelines, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and following safe work practices. Comply with applicable regulations and maintain a clean and hazard-free work environment.
- Team Collaboration: Work closely with other team members, including supervisors, farm managers, and fellow labourers, to ensure smooth operations and efficient completion of tasks. Communicate effectively and contribute to a positive and respectful work atmosphere.
- Physical fitness and stamina to perform manual labor in various weather conditions.
- Willingness to work outdoors and in physically demanding environments.
- Ability to follow instructions and work effectively as part of a team.
- Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.
- Basic knowledge of farming practices and familiarity with fruit crops (preferred but not mandatory).
- Willingness to learn and adapt to changing tasks and priorities.
- Valid work permit or Canadian citizenship (if applicable).
At our farm, we strive to provide a supportive and rewarding work environment for our employees. As a Labourer in fruit farming, you can expect the following benefits:
- Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive wage that reflects the market standards and compensates you for your hard work and dedication.
- Seasonal Employment: Fruit farming is often seasonal, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of working outdoors during the warmer months while having the flexibility to pursue other opportunities during the off-season.
- Training and Development: We believe in investing in our employees’ growth and development. You will have access to on-the-job training and guidance to enhance your skills and knowledge in fruit farming techniques.
- Safe Work Environment: Your safety is our priority. We strictly adhere to health and safety regulations and provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure a secure work environment.
- Opportunities for Advancement: If you demonstrate commitment, reliability, and a strong work ethic, there may be opportunities for growth within our organization. We value internal promotion and encourage career progression.
- Teamwork and Camaraderie: You will be part of a close-knit team that works together to achieve common goals. Collaboration, mutual support, and a friendly atmosphere are integral to our work culture.
- Connection to Nature: As a fruit farm labourer, you will have the opportunity to work amidst nature’s beauty. Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful landscapes, and the satisfaction of contributing to the growth and harvest of nutritious fruits.
- Employee Discounts: Depending on our partnerships and affiliations, you may be eligible for discounts or special offers on farm products, including fresh fruits and produce.
- Community Involvement: We believe in being an active participant in the local community. We often organize events or participate in initiatives that promote community engagement, giving you an opportunity to connect with others and contribute beyond your work responsibilities.
- Appreciation and Recognition: Your hard work and contributions will be acknowledged and appreciated. We believe in recognizing the efforts of our employees and expressing gratitude for their dedication.
How to apply?
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?