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Farm Supervisor

Abbotsford - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
Fraser Blu Farm
Job Category
Agriculture & farms
Posting Date
October 27, 2020
Expiry date
December 26, 2021
$23.00/ hr



(National Occupational Classification 2016 - NOC Code: 8252)


Company Summary:

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


Company Operating Name: Fraser Blu Farm Abbotsford Ltd.

Business Address:   1840 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6E3  Canada

Job Summary:

The Farm Supervisor is responsible for overseeing, assigning and coordinating all aspects of the everyday operation of the farm and its workers. This position requires a person that is organized and has good working knowledge of farm operations with the ability to plan and direct diversified farm activities, to supervise groups of farm workers in farm activities. While also directing employees in varied farm operations such as harvesting, planting, and others as required. We are looking for a candidate that will assume this responsibility with great dedication, given that the success of our farm and the products we produce will rely solely on their capability to manage our team of hard-working individuals.


No. of Positions:


Job Description and Duties:

  • Supervise the completion of daily tasks by farm workers and harvesting labourers, as well as coordinating and assigning said tasks.

  • Developing, enforcing and evaluating procedures that maintain crop health and welfare.

  • Oversee and supervise growing and other crop-related operations such as harvest, weeding, transplanting, plowing and preparing products for market.

  • Maintain financial and operational records

  • Participate in the provision of services or in the operation of machinery and equipment.

  • Ensure that farming tools, materials, machinery and equipment are maintained and in working order

  • Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling of farm workers.

  • Secure farm safety, food safety and security and bio-security procedures are always followed.

  • Maintain and ensure quality control and production records

  • Maintain financial and operational records

  • May perform general farm duties as required including plowing, irrigation, harvesting etc.


Terms of Employment: Permanent Full Time, Long Term

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Wages:  $23.00


Benefits Package:

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by employer

  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis

Location of Work:  1840 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6E3  Canada

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible

Education, Experience and Language Requirements:

  • No formal education requirements

  • 3 years of farm experience

  • Basic English communication skills


Type of Crops:  Vegetables, Fruits and Field crops


Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Repetitive tasks

  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye co-ordination

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking, kneeling and bending

  • Standing for extended periods

  • Strength and agility are necessary for lifting heavy loads

  • Outdoors, Wet/Damp, Dusty, Rain/Shine, Hot/Cold Weather


Additional Skills and Other Requirements:

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Must be a team player, flexible, reliable and organized

  • Must be available for all hours of operations and shifts including overtime and weekend work as required


Preference given to applicants who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Vulnerable Youth.

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter by email to us at or by mail to 1840 Townline Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6E3  Canada.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.