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Farm-hand: Harvest Lead

We are looking for farm hand lead responsible for daily tasks for harvest and post-harvest. The tasks include harvest planning, harvesting, washing, packaging, organizing orders and maintaining the post-harvest building. Experience in organic vegetable production or food-handling is an asset. This is a rewarding indoor and outdoor job to learn new production practices and develop management skills. This harvest lead position is essential for production; the candidate must commit to a full season of employment.

Download Official Job Posting: LLF22 – Job Posting – Harvest Lead

Responsibilities

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Availability on-demand in case of emergency situations
  • Harvesting, cleaning, and bunching products
  • Post-harvest building maintenance, cleaning and record-keeping
  • Adhering to farm protocols and policies, which include food safety, farm safety, and organic certification
  • Communicating with managers regarding work needs to complete their responsible tasks
  • Other farm duties such as weeding, planting, pruning, etc. and attending farmers markets as required

Qualifications

  • At least some experience in food handling or at least one season of farm experience
  • 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; active class 5 drivers’ licence

Position Details

This position will start part-time and become full-time during peak season
Duration: May until November.
Work schedule;    Part-time: M, T, Th, F. typically less 32 hours/week
Full time: TBD, 32-40 hours/week with flexibility to permit weekend work as needed.
Potential days off: Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
Compensation: $17.00-19.00/hour depending on experience.

To Apply

Please email your job package (cover letter and resume) to info@lindenlanefarms.ca
Deadline to Apply: February 12th, 2022.
While we invite all applications, only those selected for an interview may be contacted.

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