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Position: Farm Workers
Farm: Civica Land & Logistics

We are a for-profit Social Enterprise farm that was formed by a Nexus Advocacy Foundation, a non-profit society with the mandate of "People, Place, & Priniciple". We are starting a new project in Surrey called Drinkwater Farm and need several positions filled for a January 2020 start-date. The land has been fallow for 30 years, so the first 3 months of work will be simply clearing the 11 acres of brush and debris.

Location: Drinkwater Farm in Surrey BC

Salary: $15/hour,

3 vacancies, Permanent Full Time (40h per week)

Job requirements

  • Languages: English
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Wet/damp, Dusty
  • Personal Suitability: Flexibility, Team player

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Carrot seeder, Haying equipment, Farm truck, Manure spreader, Planting equipment, Tillage equipment, Tractor, Vegetable harvester

Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Grading, Greenhouse cleaning, Vertical farming system, Weeding, Cleaning crop, Clipping

Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops, 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

Specific Skills - Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables, Hoeing crops
  • Automated Systems Experience
  • Automated irrigation system

Type of Crops

  • Tomatoes, Carrots, Cabbage, Blueberries, Artisanal crops, Cucumbers, Garlic, Onions

Type of Farm Operations

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming, Organic farming

Agricultural Service Contractors Specific Skills

  • Permaculture
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
  • First Aid Certificate

How to apply

By email: , subject: Drinkwater Farm

By fax: 778-508-9736

By mail: c/o WorldBridge Office 1688 152nd Street, Suite 404 Surrey, BC V4A 4N2

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 10 2019    ID: 54920