Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Equipment Operator

Cavendish Farms

Phone: +1 506-380-5173

Farm Equipment Operator


Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world. We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

Cavendish Farms is looking for 4 Seasonal Farm Equipment Operators for a period of 6-8 weeks. There is multiple roles with an expected start date will be on or about April 13th (weather dependent).


Reporting to the Farm Manager, the successful incumbents will be results-driven, self-starters who are always looking for opportunities for improvement, and have the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

A positive attitude
Understand and comply with all provincial road rules
Safely operate tractors and implements. Including but not limited to: planters, seeders, sprayers, mulchers, windrowers, harvesters and various tillage implements.
Ability to effectively communicate with management and co-workers
Preform daily equipment maintenance; ensuring all components are functioning properly
Apply a high attention to detail in order to ensure the best results
Contribute to the team’s goals and provide feedback on how to better operations
All other duties as assigned

Successful Candidate will possess the following Qualifications:

Must have valid driver’s license; Class 3A considered an asset
Pesticide Applicator Certificate or the ability to obtain one considered an asset
Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)
Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends
Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
Willingness to work outdoors in mixed weather conditions
Proven mechanical aptitude in a farm environment
GPS familiarity beneficial

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online at or by phone at 506-380-5173.

If applying in person, please visit the farm office with 2 pieces of the following ID:

Driver’s License (issued by Canadian province or territory)
Foreign Driver’s License
Canadian Passport
Foreign Passport
Canadian Citizenship Card
Permanent Resident (PR) Card
Certificate of Indian Status
Health Cards with picture

*Please Note: A clean criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about our products and services, click here.

Island Holdings Ltd. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

Number of Vacancies: 4
    For which commodity are you hiring?:
  • General
  • Vegetables
    Required Skills:
  • General Farm Experience
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Lift over 10kg
  • Tractor/Forklift Experience
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
Job Experience: Willing to Train
    Work Schedule:
  • Weekdays
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
How to Apply:


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7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, N.S.
B6L 2Z2

Phone – 902-893-2293
Fax – 902-893-7063