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Seasonal Farm Labourer
281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5
Start Date:
Sept 15th 2020
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
9 weeks
Job Experience:
Willing to train
Work Schedule:
Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:

Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI. Two others in Jamestown, ND and Lethbridge, Alberta as well as an appetizer plant in Wheatley, ON. Our Head office is in Dieppe, NB.

Reporting to the Farm Manager, Seasonal Farm Labourers will be reliable, self-starters who are always looking for opportunities to improve. These individuals must have the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment. There are multiple positions available for the 2020 season and the anticipated start date is September 15th, 2020.

Hours: Seasonal, Full-time - 40-60 per week


Continuously looking for opportunities for improvement;
Ability to quickly adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment;
Must hold a valid class 5 driver’s license;
Willingness to work outdoors;
Availability to work extended hours including weekend;
Experience around equipment would be an asset.
Ability to lift 50 lbs;
Experience around equipment would be an asset;

Key Responsibilities:

Potato harvest, bagging, lifting, loading/unloading, potato grading, counting, weighting, load/unload, carry and move bags and trays. Activities performed in the field and warehouse.
Seed handling (selection and cutting), field planting and fertilization of research plots
Performing field work including planting and maintaining plots; lifting up to 50 lbs.
Responsible for maintenance of plants in the greenhouse, including transplanting plantlets, watering and harvesting pots;
Weed control in the field plots
Harvest of experimental plots, bagging, lifting, loading/unloading bags and trays up to 50 lbs.
Potato grading, counting, weighting in the field and warehouse.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online at https://careers.jdirving.com/ or in person at the Farm Office at 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5

If applying in person, please visit the farm office with 2 pieces of the following ID:

• Driver’s License (issued by Canadian province or territory)
• Foreign Driver’s License
• Canadian Passport
• Foreign Passport
• Canadian Citizenship Card
• Permanent Resident (PR) Card
• Certificate of Indian Status
• Health Cards with picture

*Please Note: A clean criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.

Posting will be active until positions are filled.

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

Cavendish Farms Corporation is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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Cavendish Farms