Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Worker, Fruit

LLOYD DYCK

  • or equivalent experience
  • Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Planting equipment
  • Loader
  • Lift truck
  • Fruit harvester
  • Farm truck
  • Type of Product

  • Fruit trees
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Tree and orchard fruit
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Fruit trees training
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Grading
  • Lowering
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 8
    Wages: $12.55 to $14.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

    events

    1. Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia AGM

      November 25 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 1:00 pm
    2. Hants County Annual Meeting

      November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    3. Public Trust Webinar

      November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    4. Ag-Environmental Webinar: Soils

      December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    5. Nova Scotia Young Farmers AGM

      December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    contact

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

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