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Title: Farm Technician (Part Time)
Employer: Goldfarm Canada
Location: Guelph, Ontario
Details: $17/hour, 10-15 hours/week

Overview:

Goldfarm Canada is a small, family-run microgreens business. We operate an indoor vertical farm year-round and also grow edible flowers seasonally outdoors. Our farm is Certified Naturally Grown, meaning that we only use organic soil, and organic non-GMO seeds, and we never use herbicides or pesticides. Microgreens are grown fresh and harvested each week so that clients receive the freshest possible product. Everything is delivered within 24 hours of harvest. For more details and information please visit our website or check out our Instagram: @goldfarm_canada

We are currently seeking a passionate, positive, and hardworking part-time Farm Technician to assist with labour around the farm. The hours are somewhat flexible as long as tasks get done according to the weekly schedule, with a minimum of 10 hours/week guaranteed. Start date is also flexible. 

Tasks include:

  • Washing & sanitizing trays
  • Cleaning the work space, tools, and equipment
  • Planting seeds
  • Harvesting, packaging & labelling product
  • Daily watering
  • Capturing processes/procedures
  • Receiving and storing materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Preferred candidates will have previous experience either working on a farm, as a chef/cook, or as a gardener
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently around the farm
  • Reliable means of getting to the site (downtown Guelph)
  • Food Handler's license is considered an asset
  • Able to lift & carry 40-60 pounds regularly

What we offer:

  • A positive, inclusive, and respectful work environment
  • Opportunity for advancement/extended hours
  • Flexible timing of work hours

To apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to: info@goldfarm.ca

Please indicate that you saw this posting at FoodWork.

Goldfarm Canada is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 2 2021    ID: 60479