General Farm Worker

  Vancouver

Company: Acre Lavande Farm Ltd.
Position: General Farm Worker
Salary: $18 per hour
Hours: 40 hours per week
Employment type: full time, permanent
Work Locations: 939 Raven Road, Cortes Island, BC Canada V0P 1K0 We are an organic lavender farm and boutique lavender handcrafter. Our products include essential oil, lavender water, soap, lavender hydrosol and eye masks. All Acre Lavande products are organic certified. With our business expansion, we are looking for a full-time General Farm Worker to join our company.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Plant, tend, pick and collect lavender for processing;
• Using hand tools and farm machines;
• Sprays plants with organic chemicals to control weed growth, insects, fungus growth and diseases;
• Cut shrubs and grass;
• Pick weeds;
• Irrigates land for crop growth;
• Harvests lavender by hand during harvest season;
• Reports crop information and daily progress, report signs of insect or disease damage;
• Check product quality and prepare for the market;
• Help plan landscaping and other various things on the property;
• Remove debris on the property;
• Adhering to hygienic and sanitation policies and follow all safety regulations;
• Maintain and repair farm facilities, infrastructure, equipment, or other structures;
• Performing other tasks as needed.

Job Requirements:

• Basic English proficiency is required
• Knowledge of farming is an asset
• 1 year of farm work experience is required
• Ability to handle heavy loads
• Physically demanding
• Ability to work outdoors throughout the shift
• Able to work under the sun
• Able to stand all day
• Not allergic to pollen
• Excellent hands-on skill
• Excellent personal hygiene
• Ability to repetitive tasks with a high level of quality
• Able to bend, walk, lift, crouch
• Able to work independently and as a team

How to apply:

Please forward your resume to: acrelavandehr@outlook.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.

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