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
- Harvest mushrooms: Carefully pick and harvest mushrooms according to the specific requirements of each variety, ensuring that only high-quality mushrooms are selected.
- 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.
- Follow safety protocols: Adhere to all safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a safe working environment, including proper handling of tools, equipment, and chemicals.
- Maintain cleanliness: Keep the picking area clean and organized, disposing of waste materials appropriately and ensuring the overall hygiene of the work environment.
- Work efficiently: Achieve daily picking targets while maintaining attention to detail and quality standards set by the farm management.
- Record keeping: Maintain accurate records of the quantity and quality of mushrooms harvested, ensuring that all data is properly documented and reported.
- Farm maintenance: Assist in general farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, and cleaning, as assigned by the supervisor.
- Collaboration: Collaborate effectively with other team members and supervisors, communicating any issues or concerns promptly.
- Physical fitness: Ability to work for extended periods in a physically demanding environment, including bending, lifting, and standing for long hours.
- Attention to detail: Excellent observational skills to identify ripe and healthy mushrooms and distinguish them from damaged or unhealthy ones.
- Adaptability: Willingness to work in varying weather conditions, as mushroom cultivation is an outdoor activity that can be affected by seasonal changes.
- Team player: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team, supporting colleagues and contributing to a positive work environment.
- Punctuality: Reliable and punctual attendance to ensure smooth farm operations and efficient picking schedules.
- 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:
- Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary or hourly rate, ensuring that your hard work and dedication are duly rewarded.
- Seasonal Bonuses: Depending on farm performance and individual contributions, seasonal bonuses may be provided as a token of appreciation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Discounts on Company Products: As an employee, you may enjoy discounts or access to fresh mushrooms or other products produced by our farm.
- 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.
- 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.
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