Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Worker, Fruit

Pan Pacific Developments Company Limited

  • or equivalent experience
  • Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Vegetable harvester
  • Seed drill
  • Loader
  • Haying equipment
  • Fruit harvester
  • Farm truck
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Type of Crops

  • Field berries
  • Herbs
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Work Site Environment

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

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Automated Systems Experience

  • Bulk grain or feed handling – automated
  • Automated environmental control equipment
  • Automated irrigation system
  • Personal Suitability

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

  • Brush collecting
  • Cleaning crop
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

    Number of Vacancies: 2
    Wages: $15.50 hourly

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

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