Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Fruit Farm Labourer

Best Farms

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Farm truck
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

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

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

  • Own transportation
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Personal Suitability

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

  • Fruit trees training
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: No experience

    Number of Vacancies: 1
    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