WE ARE HIRING

Farm Labourer - part time 

We're hiring for a Farm labourer to join our small team. This part-time position will begin in mid-June and will continue right through to early to mid-September. 

 

Duties will involve planting, harvesting, weeding, as well as other general farm tasks like bucket washing. The wage is $16 an hour and the position will be for 15 hours a week -  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays or Fridays - 7 am till noon.


The ideal candidate:

•    is hardworking and able to work in all outside conditions: wind, rain, heat, cold, mud, dust as well as beautiful sunny days

•    is physically fit and capable of plenty of bending, lifting, kneeling and standing
•    is able to follow detailed instructions and complete tasks in a timely manner
•    has the ability to work well in both a team environment and independently; is self-motivated 

•    works efficiently and smart with a positive attitude
•    has a passion for agriculture and/or an interest in local sustainable cut flower production

** There is a potential to assist with bouquet making (schedule would be different)  If interested, please let us know in your cover letter or resume ** 

 

The position is partly funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program, eligible applicants must:

•    be between 15 and 30 years of age
•    be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
•    have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. ​

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Amie at backcountryblooms@gmail.com