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general farm worker - harvesting


Source: Job Bank

Location

Millgrove, ON
L8B1S3

Salary

$16.55 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 60 to 140 hours bi-weekly
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Non-smoking

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Cultivate on vertical farming system
  • Divide fresh harvested produce into marketable lots and non-marketable lots
  • Grade vegetables and fruits into different grades according to the size, shape, colour and volume to fetch high price in market.
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Guide growing shoots into optimal development positions
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvest seedlings
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Remove manually all suckers and water sprouts
  • Tie and secure plants
  • Weeding
  • Clean work area
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Cut horticultural crops

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Pesticide Applicator's Licence

Type of product

  • Hydroponic horticultural products

Type of crops

  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Vegetables
  • Greenhouse vegetables

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Tractor
  • Lift truck
  • Sprayer or duster

Automated systems experience

  • Automated irrigation system
  • Automated environmental control equipment

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

  • Experience an asset

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