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Position: Organic Produce Basket Packer
Organization: Ottawa Organics
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

We are looking for a creative foodie to help us pack our organic food baskets for families across the Ottawa/Gatineau area. We deliver organic fruits, veggies and more from over a dozen local farms and deliver all year around.

Basket Packer responsibilities will include:

  • Packing orders, according to order sheets.
  • Weighing produce
  • Loading, unloading, and transferring product to designated areas.
  • Cleaning warehouse daily; maintaining a neat and orderly workplace at all times to include moving pallets, sweeping and removing/disposing of debris.
  • Sorting produce.
  • Loading prepared delivery orders into vans at loading dock, outside building.
  • Aiding in preparations for the next day. i.e washing plastic delivery totes, weighing produce, etc.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned
  • Occasionally making pick ups and deliveries in the company vehicle as needed
  • Providing customer assistance and taking orders by phone and email

Schedule

Our hours of operation are between 7:00am to 4:00pm, Wednesday through Friday. The position will be approximately 4-8 hours per day, 3-4 days a week (18-24 hours per week) with the possibility of more hours. We are in operation all year around (this is not a seasonal job).

Skills:

  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Creative
  • Self-motivated
  • Map reading
  • Able to lift and move 40+ lb boxes for 10 hours in a row
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset

Experience, Education, Training:

  • A clean driving record is required
  • Experience with hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) units is a plus.
  • Previous delivery/grocery/floral industry/customer service experience.
  • Interest in organics is preferred.

Certifications/Licenses

  • Valid Ontario driver's license

Compensation

  • $12.50 per hour to start
  • Free organic fruit and vegetable basket

Please send resume, cover letter, and why you love fresh fruits and vegetables to:
matt mask ottawaorganics.com*

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FoodWork ID: 42546       Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Sep 13 2017