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Position: Organic Grocery Packer
Company: Ottawa Organics
Location: Ottawa, Ontario (West Hunt Club / OC Transpo)

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 closely-knit 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!

This job gives you a hands-on experience working with locally grown food alongside a team of like-minded people who love food and interacting with the community of local farmers and producers that deliver to us every week.

Basket Packer responsibilities will include:

  • Packing orders, according to order sheets.
  • Weighing and sorting produce
  • Loading, unloading, and transferring product to designated areas.
  • Helping to clean keep the warehouse a neat and orderly workplace at all times
  • Aiding in preparations for the next day. i.e washing plastic delivery totes, weighing produce, etc.


The position will be approximately 5-8 hours per day, 3-4 days a week (Tuesday-Friday). We are in operation all year around (this is not a seasonal or temporary job). Days and hours are flexible.


  • Familiarity with fruits and vegetables
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Creative
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a small team environment
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset, but not required.

Experience, Education, Training:

  • Previous food preparation/grocery/floral industry/customer service experience.
  • Interest in organics is preferred.
  • Driver license helpful but not required.

Access and Parking

  • We are a short walk from the 83, 96, 199 bus stop on West Hunt Club (ask us for the shortcut if you're taking the bus!)
  • Free parking on site in our parking lot


  • $18 per hour to start
  • Free basket of fruits and veggies every week

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter, and tell us why you love fresh fruits and vegetables!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 2 2022    ID: 65597