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Position: Organic Basket Packer
Company: Ottawa Organics
Location: Ottawa/Gatineau area, Ontario

We are looking for a smart, creative foodie to help us in the warehouse packing 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.

Our family of employees at Ottawa Organics comprises of a diverse, dynamic, and dedicated group of individuals working toward the common goal of bring local food to local people. If you have a passion for local organic food, community and customer service, we want to get to know you!

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
  • Pick ups and deliveries in the company vehicle as needed


The position will be approximately 5-8 hours per day, 3-5 days a week (Tuesday-Saturday). We are in operation all year around (this is not a seasonal or temporary job). Days and hours are flexible.


  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Creative
  • Self-motivated
  • Map reading
  • Able to lift and move 40+ lb boxes
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset, but not essential

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.


  • $17 per hour to start
  • Complimentary organic fruit and vegetable basket

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter, how you are staying safe during the pandemic, and why you love fresh fruits and vegetables to:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 14 2021    ID: 60632