Mushroom Picker

October 17, 2023 0 Comments

Position Overview: We are seeking diligent and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Mushroom Pickers. As a Mushroom Picker, you will play a crucial role in the cultivation and harvesting of mushrooms in our farms located across Canada. This is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working outdoors, have a keen eye for detail, and are passionate about sustainable farming practices.

Job Position: Mushroom Picker
Job Location: 28243 Townshipline Rd, Abbotsford, BC V4X 1P6
Company: Bradner Mushroom Farm ltd
Salary: $16.50 Hourly
Job type: Full Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours a week

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Key Responsibilities:

  1. Harvest mushrooms: Carefully pick and harvest mushrooms according to the specific requirements of each variety, ensuring that only high-quality mushrooms are selected.
  2. Inspect quality: Examine mushrooms for any signs of damage, disease, or contamination, and promptly remove any affected ones to maintain the overall quality of the harvest.
  3. Follow safety protocols: Adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a safe working environment, including proper handling of tools, equipment, and chemicals.
  4. Maintain cleanliness: Keep the picking area clean and organized, disposing of waste materials appropriately and ensuring the overall hygiene of the work environment.
  5. Work efficiently: Achieve daily picking targets while maintaining attention to detail and quality standards set by the farm management.
  6. Record keeping: Maintain accurate records of the quantity and quality of mushrooms harvested, ensuring that all data is properly documented and reported.
  7. Farm maintenance: Assist in general farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, and cleaning, as assigned by the supervisor.
  8. Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with other team members and supervisors, communicating any issues or concerns promptly.


  1. Physical fitness: Ability to work for extended periods in a physically demanding environment, including bending, lifting, and standing for long hours.
  2. Attention to detail: Excellent observational skills to identify ripe and healthy mushrooms and distinguish them from damaged or unhealthy ones.
  3. Adaptability: Willingness to work in varying weather conditions, as mushroom cultivation is an outdoor activity that can be affected by seasonal changes.
  4. Team player: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team, supporting colleagues and contributing to a positive work environment.
  5. Punctuality: Reliable and punctual attendance to ensure smooth farm operations and efficient picking schedules.
  6. Prior experience: While prior experience in mushroom picking is an asset, it is not a requirement, as training will be provided to suitable candidates.


At our organization, we strive to provide a comprehensive benefits package to support the well-being and satisfaction of our Mushroom Pickers. While specific benefits may vary depending on the company and location, here are some potential benefits that can be offered:

  1. Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary or hourly rate, ensuring that your hard work and dedication are duly rewarded.
  2. Seasonal Bonuses: Depending on farm performance and individual contributions, seasonal bonuses may be provided as a token of appreciation.
  3. Training and Development: We value personal and professional growth. As a Mushroom Picker, you will have access to training programs and workshops to enhance your skills and knowledge in mushroom cultivation and harvesting techniques.
  4. Safe Working Environment: Your safety is our priority. We strictly adhere to safety protocols and provide necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure a secure work environment.
  5. Flexible Work Schedule: We understand the importance of work-life balance. Where possible, we offer flexibility in work hours and consider individual needs within the constraints of farm operations.
  6. Employee Assistance Programs: We care about the well-being of our employees. Access to counseling services and employee assistance programs may be provided to support your mental and emotional health.
  7. Social Activities: We believe in fostering a positive work culture. Throughout the season, we organize social events and team-building activities to promote camaraderie and teamwork.
  8. Discounts on Company Products: As an employee, you may enjoy discounts or access to fresh mushrooms or other products produced by our farm.
  9. Opportunities for Advancement: We value internal talent and strive to provide growth opportunities within the organization. Exceptional performers may have the chance to take on additional responsibilities or move into supervisory roles.
  10. Community Engagement: We actively engage with local communities and may offer opportunities to participate in community outreach programs or initiatives aligned with our organization’s values.

How to apply?

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