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fruit farm worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Osoyoos, BC
V0H1V2

Salary

$16.75 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 80 to 100 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

Tasks

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Suckering
  • Clean work area
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Pesticide Applicator's Licence
  • Forklift Operator Certification

Type of crops

  • Apples
  • Bell peppers
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Orchard fruit
  • Tomatoes
  • Vegetables
  • Vineyard

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Farm truck
  • Forklift
  • Loader
  • Tractor
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Hand tools

Specialization or experience

  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Area of specialization

  • Nursery or greenhouse

Security and safety

  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Sitting
  • Walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Gloves
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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