General Farm Worker
(National Occupational Classification 2016 - NOC Code: 8431)
Fraser Blu Farm Abbotsford Ltd. produces organic blueberries, vegetables and field crops since its inception in 2013. Our mission is to provide high quality organic produce for the local community, while maintaining a business that supports our family and employees. We were taught to always respect the land and our farming practices reflect that. In turn, we pass that same respect and knowledge on to the next generation so that our farm will continue to grow and thrive. We are currently looking for 5 energetic and efficient Farm Workers to join our team. This is a permanent full time position reporting directly to the Farm Supervisor / Owner.
Company Operating Name: Fraser Blu Farm Abbotsford Ltd.
Business Address: 1840 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC V2V 6N1 Canada
The Farm Worker is responsible for transplanting, weeding, harvesting, preparation of produce for market. The farm work varies from week to week work, and is suited to people who enjoy working outdoors, are comfortable spending many hours bending down or kneeling and getting their hands dirty, enjoy working with others as part of a team, can maintain a positive attitude under adverse conditions (heat, cold, rain, mud, mosquitoes), and are motivated by the belief that growing food organically is good work. Experience is an asset but not a requirement as we are happy to train people who have a positive attitude and are keen to learn new skills.
Job Title: General Farm Worker
No. of Positions: 5
Job Description and Duties:
Terms of Employment: Permanent Full Time, Long Term
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Wages: $15.00 per hour
Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations
Location of Work: 1840 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC V2V 6N1 Canada
Anticipated Start Date of Employment: As soon as possible
Education, Experience and Language Requirements:
Equipment and Machinery Experience: Training will be provided
Type of Crops: Vegetables, Fruits and Field crops
Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Additional Skills and Other Requirements:
Preference to Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals and Youth
If interested in this position, please apply by email to us at FraserBluFarm@gmail.com
with resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.