Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Labourer

Cavendish Farms

Phone: +1 506-380-5173
Email: erisman.chad@cavendishfarms.com

SEASONAL FARM LABOURER

 

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and around the world.

 

Cavendish Farms is looking for full time seasonal Farm Labourers for a period of 6 months, to work at our Northport, NS location. Expected start date will be on or about April 13th, 2020 (weather dependent). Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Farm Labourer will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Work Location: 1030 Greeno Road, Northport, NS, B0L 1E0

Rate of pay: $13.75 an hour.

Hours: Seasonal, Full-time – 40-60 per week

 

Qualifications:

Years of Experience Required: No experience required, will be trained
No educational requirement
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 various weather conditions
High degree of attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task
Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations would be considered an asset
Basic conversational French or English is required.

Key Responsibilities:

Equipment operation, including sprayer
Equipment repair and maintenance as required
Grading, planting, roguing, and harvesting potatoes

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Send a copy of your resume to erisman.chad@cavendishfarms.com

Posting will be active until positions are filled.

Please Note: A 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.

Cavendish Farms Corporation 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: 10
Start Date: As soon as possible
    For which commodity are you hiring?:
  • General
  • Vegetables
    Required Skills:
  • General Farm Experience
  • Perform repetitive tasks
  • Lift over 10kg
Job Experience: Willing to Train
    Work Schedule:
  • Weekdays
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
Wages: 13.75 an hour
How to Apply:

https://careers.jdirving.com/jobs/10-seasonal-farm-labourers-16055

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