Job Description

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.

Job Details:

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.

Transportation/Travel Information
– Vehicle supplied by employer
– Valid driver’s licence
– Drive manual transmission vehicle

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
– Not required

Specific Skills
– 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
– Tractor
– Tillage equipment
– Planting equipment
– Farm truck

Type of Farm Operations
– Vegetable and root crop
– Greenhouse
– Berry

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
– Walking
– Bending, crouching, kneeling

Type of Automated Systems Experience
– Irrigation system

Work Site Environment
– Outdoors
– Wet/damp
– Dusty
– Hot
– Cold/refrigeratedHow to Apply?: via email

Application Information

Employer Name:

Heliotrope Organic Farm

Employer Address:
RR 2
S0G 0W0

Contact Name:
Rick Letwinka

Contact Email:
[email protected]

Job to commence April 2021 until end of October 2021