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Soleil’s Farm, a Certified Organic mixed vegetable market farm, is hiring a field manager to join our team for the 2022 season.

This is a permanent, full-time, seasonal (9 month) position ideal for someone who is committed to farming and interested in being part of the core farming team.  

The position offers the opportunity to farm with limited investment and risk by providing a fully serviced farm (packing barn, storage facility, tractor, high tunnels, irrigation system) and the flexibility to explore your own markets and crops alongside peers and mentor. 

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.





  • Managing plant propagation

  • Managing field bed preparation and fertilization

  • Monitoring and improving the farm’s soil health 

  • Managing irrigation system

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

  • Managing field and harvest records

  • Managing high-tunnel production

  • Harvesting, processing and storing vegetables

  • Marketing, preparing and delivering orders

  • Help managing the farm’s hired crew




  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma;

  • Has at least one year of farming experience;

  • Has a valid driver's license;

  • Seeks to build upon their current farming skills/knowledge and become part of the core farming team;

  • 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;

  • 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!


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

  • Experience in direct marketing and wholesale distribution;

  • Development of communication and leadership skills;

  • The opportunity to run a successful certified organic vegetable farm without the financial stresses often associated with it;

  • The opportunity to develop your own farming sector and/or farm markets;

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




  • Seasonal full-time position (45 hours/week from April 2022 to December 2022)

  • Schedule is 7:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday to Friday, including one unpaid hour for lunch

  • Wages will reflect the candidate’s skill set - ranging from $16 to $20

  • A 3 month probation period will start at the hiring date

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


Your application must include the following:

  1. A resume and contact information for two references (including one farm related reference)

  2. A cover letter expressing your motivation for the position and your short, medium and long term goals

  3. A letter of recommendation from a seasoned farmer for whom you have worked.



Send your application by email to

Or to the following postal address:

Soleil’s Farm

891 South Melville Rd.

Bonshaw, PE

C0A 1C0


  • Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered ***


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