General Farm Worker

$20.00 hourly
  • Acre Lavande Farm Ltd.
  • Mar 10, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Company: Acre Lavande Farm Ltd.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Employment type:  full time, permanent

Work Locations:   939 Raven Road, Cortes Island, BC Canada V0P 1K0

              

We are an organic lavender farm combines with organic vegetables and fruit trees as well as boutique lavender handicrafts. Our farm grows 5 acres of lavender, 0.7 acre vegetables, 0.3 acre fruit trees and a 1000 sq. ft greenhouse which for growing vegetables all year round. Our products include edible lavender for dishes, organic vegetables, apples, pears, lavender essential oil, lavender water, lavender soap, lavender salt powder, lavender hydrosol and eye masks.

 

With our 1,000 sq. ft greenhouse nearing completion, we are looking for a full-time General Farm Worker to join our company, mainly responsible for taking care of vegetables inside and outside the greenhouse as well as doing some general work for the farm.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plant, cultivate, tend, pick and collect vegetables;
  • Using hand tools;
  • Sprays crops with organic chemicals to control weed growth, insects, fungus growth and diseases;
  • Cut shrubs and grass;
  • Pick weeds;
  • Irrigates land for crop growth;
  • Reports crop information and daily progress, report signs of insect or disease damage;
  • Check product quality and prepare for the market;
  • Remove debris on the property;
  • Adhering to hygienic and sanitation policies and follow all safety regulations;
  • Maintain and repair farm facilities, infrastructure, equipment, or other structures;
  • May need help harvesting lavender by hand during harvest season;
  • Help plan landscaping and other various things on the property;
  • Performing other tasks as needed.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of farming is an asset
  • 1 year of farm work experience is required
  • Ability to handle heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Ability to work in indoor greenhouse and outdoors throughout the shift
  • Able to work under the sun
  • Able to stand all day
  • Not allergic to pollen
  • Excellent hands-on skill
  • Ability to repetitive tasks with a high level of quality
  • Able to bend, walk, lift, crouch
  • Able to work independently and as a team

 

How to apply:

 

Please forward your resume to: acrelavandehr@outlook.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.