Loading, please wait...

farm labourer Verified

With some duties as a farm hand

Posted on January 24, 2023 by Employer details Rockwood Forest Nurseries

Job details

  • Location437 Mark RoadCameron, ONK0M 1G0
  • Salary15.50 hourly for 40 to 48 hours per week
    Minimum wage is guaranteed
  • Terms of employment Seasonal employment
    Full time
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Long term benefits
  • vacancies 8 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2316964

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Supervision

  • Chainsaw and skidder operators

Experience and specialization

Type of product

  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Native plants
  • Perennials
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Berry bushes

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Farm truck
  • Loader
  • Manure spreader
  • Planting equipment
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Tillage equipment
  • Tractor
  • Skidder
  • Chain saw

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability

Benefits

Long term benefits

  • Pension plan

Employment groups Help -

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Advertised until

2023-02-23

Important notice: This job posting was posted directly by the employer on Job Bank. The Government of Canada has taken steps to make sure it is accurate and reliable but cannot guarantee its authenticity.

Report a problem with this job posting
*What’s wrong?

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, please contact us.

Other job posting options

Similar job postings

...within Peterborough (ON) Similar job postings
Date modified: