Heliotrope farm is looking for team members for the 2021 growing season.
Job located in Craven
We are looking for Farm Labourers to oversee our farming operations. The responsibilities of a Farmer include performing physical labor, operating heavy machinery, and supervising farmworkers.
To be successful as a Farmer, you should demonstrate a passion for the outdoors, knowledge of agricultural machinery, and physical stamina. Ultimately, a top-notch Farmer should possess physical strength, good hand-eye coordination, and a keen interest in agriculture.
Employer Name: Heliotrope Organic Farm Wage/Salary Info: $11.50 per hour Location: CRAVEN Employment Terms: Seasonal: F-T Length of Employment: 50 to 60 hour per week up to 6 months duration Education: Adult Basic Education (ABE 12) Grade 12 Experience: 0-6 Months Application Closing Date: 20-Dec-2020
- Previous experience in the farming industry.
- Knowledge of farming best practices.
- Able to work long hours on location.
- Good communication skills.
- Must be physically fit.
- Excellent hand-eye coordination.
– Vehicle supplied by employer
– Valid driver’s licence
– Drive manual transmission vehicle
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Not required
– Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
– Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
– Harvest crops
– Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
– Set and monitor water lines, airflow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops
Type of Equipment
– Vegetable harvester
– Tillage equipment
– Planting equipment
– Farm truck
Type of Farm Operations
– Vegetable and root crop
Work Location Information
– Staff accommodation available
– Staff accommodation provided
– Room and board provided
– Rural community
– Remote location
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
– Combination of sitting, standing, walking
– Bending, crouching, kneeling
Type of Automated Systems Experience
– Irrigation system
Work Site Environment
– Cold/refrigeratedHow to Apply?: via email
Heliotrope Organic Farm
Job to commence April 2021 until end of October 2021