Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Fruit Farm Labourer

Balamore Farm Ltd

Type of Farm Operations

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Type of Crops

  • Asparagus
  • Strawberries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • 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
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Personal Suitability

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

  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Seed cutting
  • Grading
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: No experience

    Number of Vacancies: 100
    Wages: $12.55 hourly

    events

    1. Pork Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

      November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    2. Maritime Beef Testing Station (MBTS) Annual Meeting

      November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    3. Wild Blueberry Producers of Nova Scotia AGM

      November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Mental Health First Aid

      November 21 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 4:30 pm
    5. Sheep Producers Association of Nova Scotia (SPANS) Annual Meeting

      November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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