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Farm Hands

We are looking for a couple of farm hands to join our operation this coming season! This is a rewarding outdoor job to learn about production agriculture focusing on horticulture. Farm hands are the heart of the operation and gain experience in all production methods.

Download Official Job Posting: LLF19 – Job Posting – Farm Hand

Responsibilities

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Sowing, planting, weeding and tending of crops (field and greenhouse) using tools, small equipment and by hand
  • Harvesting, cleaning, and bunching products
  • Adhering to farm protocols and policies, which include food safety, farm safety, organic certification, and animal welfare standards
  • Communicating with manager daily regarding fieldwork needs
  • Attending farmers markets when needed
  • Other farm duties as required

Qualifications

  • Ability to work fast and smart while taking direction with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Ability to work well in both a group setting and independently
  • Ability to commit to a flexible work schedule with possible extended hours and weekend work
  • Strong prioritizing and time management skills
  • Takes initiative and pays attention to detail and quality
  • Physically fit, able to bend for long periods of time, lift items up to 20kg
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (rain, sun, or snow)
  • Must have reliable means of transport
  • Preferably some farm work experience

Position Details

This position will lead to full-time work as the season progresses. Duration: April until October.
Work schedule: TBD, typically 40 hours/week with flexibility to permit weekend work as needed.
Potential days off: Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
Compensation: $14.25-16.00/hour depending on experience.

To Apply

Please email your job package (cover letter and resume) to lindenlanefarms@hotmail.ca.
Deadline to Apply: March 15th, 2019.
While we invite all applications, only those selected for an interview may be contacted.

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