Skills Harvest Hand near Bridgewater (NS)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a harvest hand in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Harvesting labourers (NOC 85101).


  • Cleaning crop
  • Grading
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops
  • Pick row and orchard crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Clean work area
  • Sort and pack fruits and vegetables
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Examining and Diagnosing
  • Inspecting and Testing
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Operating Mobile Equipment
  • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Sorting
  • Loading and Unloading


Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Biology
Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Food Production and Agriculture
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanics and Machinery
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