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Positions:
RESEARCH LABOURER - SEASONAL
Location:
25533 Veteran’s Memorial Hwy, New Annan, PE, Canada, C0B 1M0
Vacancies:
4
Start Date:
April 1 depending on weather
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
up to 3 months
Required Skills:
Qualifications:
• Farm equipment and general labour experience considered an asset (training provided);
• High school diploma or equivalent;
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs (22kgs);
• Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends;
• Ability to work independently and in dynamic team environment;
• Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions;
• High degree of attention to detail and discipline on task execution;
• Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations would be considered an asset;
• Demonstrated ability to communicate efficiently;
• Must hold a valid driver’s license.
Job Experience:
Experience would be an asset
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, 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.

Cavendish Farms is looking for a Seasonal Research Labourer for a period of up to 3 months to work at our Research Centre located in New Annan, PE.

Work Location: 25533 Veteran’s Memorial Hwy, New Annan, PE, Canada, C0B 1M0

Hours: Seasonal, Part-time or Full-time – 30-60 per week

Key Responsibilities:
• Seed handling (selection and cutting), manual 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 seed sowing, transplanting plantlets, watering and harvesting pots;
• Filling pots with peatmoss and washing pots and trays;
• Washing and disinfection of greenhouses and benches;
• Harvest of experimental plots, bagging, lifting, loading/unloading bags and trays up to 50 lbs;
• Potato grading, counting, weighting in the greenhouse, field and warehouse;
• All other duties as required.

To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
Please email your resume to CavendishHR@cavendishfarms.com referencing Job # 21000749