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Jobs Openings At Avina Fresh Produce Ltd – 28265 58 AveAbbotsford, BC V4X 2E8

Job Title: Harvesting labourer
Location: 28265 58 AveAbbotsford, BCV4X 2E8
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $18.60/Hour

Languages

  • English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

  • Will train

Work site environment

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming

Work setting

  • Rural area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Sort and pack fruits and vegetables
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry
  • Experience and specialization

Type of crops

  • Mushrooms

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Fruit harvester
  • Vegetable harvester
  • Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Reliability

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply
Online: Apply On Company WebSite

What you will be doing:

  • Seedling care including seeding, watering, potting up, fertilizing
  • Garden bed preparation such as broadforking, hauling compost
  • Transplanting by hand
  • Weeding
  • Harvest in the field and in greenhouses
  • Wash and pack produce for sale on site or bulk deliveries
  • Deliver produce to Fresh City warehouse
  • Site maintenance such as lawn mowing, weed-wacking, and general upkeep
  • Irrigation management for field crops
  • Assist with building projects and farm infrastructure set up
  • Interact with the public on a frequent basis due to the nature of our farm being in a public park.
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What you will bring to the table:

    • Farming experience an asset, preferably in a production-focused operation
    • Labour, service, restaurant work experience an asset
    • Motivation to work hard and increase efficiency at the farm
    • Strong teamwork and communication skills – ability to give and receive direction and criticism on the fly
    • Ability to work independently for long periods of time
    • Positive attitude even in the face of challenges
    • Attention to detail, quick worker, and fast learner
    • Physically fit and willing to work outside in all weather conditions including rain, cold, and heat
    • Demonstrated ability to work respectfully with people of different ages, genders, abilities, cultural backgrounds, and individuals who experience marginalization
    • Valid G driver’s license is an asset
    • Experience with carpentry, irrigation and farm equipment is considered an asset.
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