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Position: Delivery Driver and Property Management Lead
Employer: 10 Acres Farm
Location: North Saanich, BC

10 Acres in North Saanich, BC is seeking a Delivery Driver and Property Management Lead!

ABOUT 10 ACRES

10 acres is a mixed farm located on the Saanich peninsula, Vancouver Island, BC. We grow produce for our three farm to table restaurants; 10 Acres: Kitchen and Commons, 10 Acres: Bistro and 10 Acres at the Pier as well as our Cafe and Market in Sidney.

Our farm consists of 5 main branches;

The Orchard: 2000 tree high density Cider apple orchard and 1000+ Fruit trees and vines including; apples, pears, apricots, quince, figs, hazelnuts, walnuts, and grapes.

The Market Garden: Annual and perennial field vegetable production and greenhouse crop production program including, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, greens, herbs, berries, and much more.

The Flowers: Annual and perennial cut flower program for CSA, Market and restaurants. Including Dhalias, Zinnias, Snapdragons, lilies, tulips ect,

The Animals: Pig, Turkey, Duck, Chicken, and bee programs as well as resident animal care-taking.

The Land: Annual and perennial ornamental landscaping program as well as property management.

The Cider: We are dipping our toes in cider production and will be opening a Cidery on property in the coming years.

With these branches as our five pillars and structure we supply amazing organically grown produce to our restaurants and market, while providing a great farm venue for tours and events.

DESIRED QUALITIES

  • You are reliable! You show up on time, with lots of energy and we can count on you to follow through on your responsibilities.
  • Honesty and integrity are of paramount importance, trust is the foundation of any relationship.
  • You have a positive, upbeat personality; an energetic, focused approach to the workplace; and strong communication skills – you are friendly, gracious and helpful.
  • You take verbal, written and practical instructions easily, first mastering a task and then maximizing efficiency.
  • You are a team player, balanced with the ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner.
  • You have a valid class 5 drivers licence and are comfortable driving a delivery van.

JOB TASKS

The Role!

We are looking for an organized, efficient Delivery Driver and Landscape Lead.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Deliveries: Picking up and delivering farm produce, restaurant supplies and other items needing transportation. 3-4 deliveries per week.
  • Property Management: Landscaping, mowing, weed whacking, weeding, mulching, edging, leaf clean up, farm and restaurant recycling and compost program.
  • General Farm Labour: Fencing, construction, maintenance, lifting, moving and building.

Secondary tasks and responsibilities:

  • Fruit, Vegetable and Flower harvest and processing.
  • Animal chores including, feeding, watering, rotating and habitat and structure maintenance
  • Orchard work: Pruning, fertilizing, blossom thinning, organic disease and pests prevention and more.

JOB DETAILS

Term: Start in December. Full time, permanent position.
Hours per week: 40-44 hours per week, must be willing to work on weekends.
Wage: Monthly Salary Based on Experience, $2500+
Paid vacation each year,
Potential for on farm accommodation

TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter expressing interest to farm@10acres.ca
Have references ready as they will be contacted.

Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

LEARN MORE ABOUT 10 ACRES

Website: https://10acres.ca/our-farm/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Eat10Acres/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eat10acres/?hl=en


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 25 2021    ID: 61998