Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture

Labourer, Fruit Farming

Canard Orchards Ltd

Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • 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
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Personal Suitability

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

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Fruit trees training
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: No experience

    Number of Vacancies: 16
    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