Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Farm Worker, General

Vermeulen Farms Limited

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Vegetable harvester
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Cucumbers
  • Asparagus
  • Bell peppers
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchinis
  • Melons
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

    Number of Vacancies: 62
    Wages: $12.55 hourly

    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