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3/25/2020 2:55:27 PM
General Farm Worker
 Employer     : East Garafaxa Farm
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 City         : East Garafraxa Job type:  Career
 Region       : ON Hours   :  Full-Time
 Country      : CA Duration:  Permanent
 Deadline     : 9/30/2020
 Education    : Not required Experience:  Not required  
 Salary       : $16.25/ Hour
 Description  : Required General Farm Worker

Total Vacancies: 5

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Plant, cultivate and irrigate the crops
• Fertilize and spray the crops
• Harvest the crops
• Soaking, blending and mixing the compost ingredients using hand tools and farm equipment
• Report any changes of compost consistency to supervisor
• Inspect the farm equipment daily and report any deviations to supervisor
• Maintain the tools, implements, and mechanical equipment in good condition
• Clean up the work area when the work is completed
• Wear protective equipment (safety shoes, respirators, gloves, etc.) as required
• Picks mushrooms and place them into trays or boxes
• Meets requirements for size, weight, cleanliness, stem length and condition
• Uses clean sharp harvesting or paring knife
• Precisely monitor the proper growth of the crop and detect for any disorder or disease to the crop
• Examine the produce for quality and prepare for the market
• Assesses and responds to changing growth characteristics
• Implements improvements to the quality and efficiency of growing process
• Specific skills – Making compost, spawning, hoeing crops, hand harvesting crops
• Combination of sitting, standing, bending, walking, kneeling, crouching.

Key Requirements:
• Safety conscious; ability to follow health, safety and hygiene standards in accordance with Company rules and regulations
• Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
• Attention to detail and strong and hard worker.
• Able to perform the tasks repetitively as the job is physically demanding.
• Hand and eye co-ordination.
• Must be eager to learn and work with co-workers.
• Handling heavy loads up to 10-50 lbs

Job Qualifications:
• Must be 16 years of age
• No specific education required
• No experience required; will train

Work Site Environment
• Outdoors
• At heights
• Wet/damp
• Noisy
• Odours
• Dusty

Hours of Work:
• 5 - 6 days/week
• 7:00 - 9:00 AM start time, approximately 4:00 - 7:00 PM end time
• Average of 40 - 60 hours a week
• Public holidays/Weekends as scheduled

Earnings & Benefits:
• Overtime
• Paid Vacation Time
• Insurance covering health and dental benefits

Language: English

Salary: CAD$ 16.25 /hour. Full-time permanent position at East Garafaxa Farm located at 231083 County Road 24, East Garafaxa, Ontario L0N 1G0

Accommodation: Provided at location.

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