MARKET GARDENER FARM HAND

- SEASONAL/FULL-TIME POSITION -

 

Soleil’s Farm, a certified organic mixed vegetable market farm in the beautiful rolling hills of Bonshaw, Prince Edward Island, is looking to hire a farm hand.

This is a full-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.  

The work will be demanding both physically and mentally. We expect our team members to have an understanding of their personal limitations and boundaries, and a dedication to clear communication. This position requires a full commitment, in order to ensure the proper functioning of the farm.

 

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;

  • Works well independently and in teams;

  • Attention to detail and takes pride in their work;

  • Has a valid driver's license;

  • 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 full-time position (40 hours/week from June to October)

  • Schedule is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday to Friday, including one unpaid hour for lunch

  • 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, 2019***

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