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labourer, fruit farming


Source: Job Bank

Location

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S1J0

Salary

$16.71 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Temporaire
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Outdoors
  • Viticulture
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • All weather conditions

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Apply the technique of hoeing between the row
  • Clear and collect brush and debris from fields, pens and other work areas
  • Cut horticultural crops
  • Deleafing
  • Guide growing shoots into optimal development positions
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Remove manually all suckers and water sprouts
  • Tie and secure plants
  • Train trees to produce more fruit of higher quality
  • Weeding
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Sort and pack fruits and vegetables
  • Harvest crops
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Not applicable
  • Not required

Type of product

  • Fruit trees

Type of crops

  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Orchard fruit
  • Potatoes
  • Vineyard

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Government programs

  • Recognized employer

Experience

  • Experience an asset

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

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