Grain farm labourer 🌐

RGP Greenhouses Inc.

Grain farm labourer

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada

Base Salary: 17.75 hourly for 40 hours per week

Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time

10 vacancies

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Work site environment

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato)
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Room and board provided

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Brush collecting
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Lowering
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Seed cutting
  • Vegetable culling
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns, pens and chicken coops

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

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.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobbank.gc.ca.