Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Labourer

Vital Berry Farms

Type of Crops

  • Blueberries
  • Field berries
  • Onions
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Raspberries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 100
    Wages: $12.55 hourly

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    contact

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

    Phone – 902-893-2293
    Fax – 902-893-7063
    E-mailinfo@nsfa-fane.ca