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Positions:
Labourers – Potato Warehouse Sampler
Location:
New Annan, PEI
Vacancies:
30
Start Date:
Starting in September 2018 for approximately 6 weeks.
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
approx. 6 weeks
Required Skills:
Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• High school (or equivalent)
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to lift upwards of 50lbs. repeatedly
• Ability to perform manual labor for up to 8 hours per day
• Good organizational skills
• Ability to take direction and work with little supervision
• Able to work 7 days a week for approximately 6 weeks
Work Schedule:
Week-ends, Weekdays
Job Description:
Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen potato products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have state-of-the-art processing plants in PEI, Alberta and another in Jamestown, ND, with head offices in Dieppe, NB and sales locations in Toronto, Montreal and Boston.

Reporting to The Raw Procurement Manager, the Potato Warehouse Sampler will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, “Can Do” attitude and the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

The Potato Warehouse Sampler will work 8 to 14 hour day shifts, 7 days a week, weather permitting. This is a temporary term position starting in September 2018 for approximately 6 weeks.

Key responsibilities:

• The main responsibility of the Potato Warehouse Sample position is to collect potato samples from the Growers warehouse and record data on each.
• The work lasts for approx. 6 weeks it can be hard and fast work – long hours for a short period of time. It depends on the weather – if it rains there may be a shortage of work on that day.
• The job is half manual labor and half data recording with lots of driving.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms Agri Division 
If you are interested in applying for this career opportunity, please drop off resumes to Cavendish Farms, New Annan, HR department.

Cavendish Farms is committed to the goals of Employment Equity.

Deadline for applications is August 18, 2018.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.