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Fruit farm worker Needed in Canada by SAHIBAS BLUEBERRY FARM LTD.

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Fruit farm worker Needed in Canada by SAHIBAS BLUEBERRY FARM LTD.

A Fruit Farm Worker performs various tasks related to the cultivation, harvesting, and maintenance of fruit crops on a farm. They play a vital role in ensuring the quality and quantity of fruit production while adhering to farm practices and safety standards.

Job details

  • Location: Abbotsford, BC
  • Salary: 17.40 hourly / 40 hours per week
  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies 8

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Responsibilities:

  1. Crop Maintenance:
    • Planting, pruning, and thinning fruit trees or bushes to promote healthy growth and maximize yield.
    • Monitoring and controlling pests, diseases, and weeds through integrated pest management practices.
  2. Irrigation and Fertilization:
    • Operating irrigation systems to water fruit crops based on soil moisture levels and weather conditions.
    • Applying fertilizers and nutrients to promote plant growth and fruit development according to seasonal requirements.
  3. Harvesting:
    • Harvesting fruits at peak ripeness using hand tools, ladders, or mechanical harvesting equipment.
    • Sorting and grading harvested fruits based on size, color, and quality standards.
  4. Packaging and Storage:
    • Packing fruits into containers, crates, or packaging materials for transportation or sale.
    • Labeling containers with accurate information and ensuring proper storage conditions to maintain freshness.
  5. Equipment Operation:
    • Operating and maintaining farm equipment and machinery, such as tractors, harvesters, pruning tools, and sprayers.
    • Performing routine maintenance checks, lubrication, and minor repairs to ensure equipment functionality.
  6. Quality Control:
    • Inspecting fruits for defects, damage, or irregularities and removing unsuitable produce.
    • Following food safety guidelines and handling procedures to maintain product quality and hygiene standards.
  7. Record-Keeping:
    • Keeping accurate records of daily activities, including planting dates, harvest yields, pesticide applications, and maintenance tasks.
    • Reporting data to farm managers or supervisors for analysis and decision-making.
  8. Safety and Compliance:
    • Adhering to farm safety regulations and protocols, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe handling practices.
    • Following agricultural and environmental regulations related to pesticide use, waste disposal, and land stewardship.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Physical Stamina: Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting, bending, and prolonged periods of outdoor work.
  • Attention to Detail: Precision in handling and sorting fruits to meet quality standards and customer expectations.
  • Teamwork: Willingness to work collaboratively with farm crew members and follow instructions from supervisors.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to identify issues, troubleshoot problems, and implement solutions in fruit production and maintenance.
  • Communication: Basic verbal communication skills to interact with farm managers, fellow workers, and suppliers effectively.

Tasks

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Weeding
  • Harvest crops
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine product for quality and its readiness for the market

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

sahibasblueberryfarm@gmail.com

Advertised until

2024-07-14

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