MARKET GARDENER FARM HAND

- SEASONAL/FULL-TIME POSITION -

 

Soleil’s Farm, a certified organic mixed vegetable market farm, is looking to hire a farm hand.


This is a part-time, seasonal position ideal for someone who wants the experience of working on an organic farm, enjoys good physical work, who loves working outdoors and being part of a kick-ass team.

 
In order to ensure the proper functioning of the farm, this position requires a strong team commitment and a dedication to clear communication.  


The work will be demanding both physically and mentally, and thus we expect our team members to have an understanding of their personal limitations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Plant propagation (seeding & transplanting)

  • Helping with the irrigation system

  • Preventing and controlling pests (weeds, insects, diseases)

  • High-tunnel production

  • Harvesting, processing and storing vegetables

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Capacity for physical work under variable weather conditions;

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds with ease;

  • Ability to perform various repetitive tasks including (but not limited to) bending, squatting and lifting;

  • Works well independently and in teams;

  • Attention to detail and takes pride in their work;

  • Ability to take direction and ask for clarification when needed;

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently;

  • Attention to detail and takes pride in their work;

  • Has a great sense of humour;

  • Values community, good food and playfulness!

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The acquisition of plant production skills in a bio-intensive system;

  • Work in a safe(r) space to express your authentic self and become the best damn farmer you can be!

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EMPLOYMENT DETAILS:

  • Seasonal part-time position (20 hours/week from May to October)

  • Schedule is 7:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday to Thursday

  • Wages will reflect the candidate’s skill set and start at $13/hour

  • Work location: Soleil’s Farm - 891 South Melville Rd., Bonshaw, PE, C0A 1C0

 

Your application must include the following:

  1. A resume and expression of interest

  2. Contact information for two references 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your application by email to soleilhutchinson@gmail.com

Or at the following postal address:

Soleil’s Farm

891 South Melville Rd.

Bonshaw, PE

C0A 1C0

 

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered  -

 

***Application Deadline - March 15th, 2021***

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