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Cavendish Farms - Seasonal Equipment Operator
281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5
Start Date:
September 25, 2021
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
4 to 6 weeks
Job Experience:
Experience would be an asset
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
Farm Equipment Operator

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, Farm Equipment Operators 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.

Cavendish Farms is looking for Farm Equipment Operators for a period of 4-6 weeks. There are four (4) positions available. Expected start date is September 25th, 2021. The exact start date and period of work will be dependent on weather and business needs.

Work Schedule: Working for a farming operation, workers must be available to work up to 12 hours a day, weekdays and weekends.

Key Responsibilities:

A positive attitude

Understand and comply with all provincial road rules

Safely operate tractors and implements. Including but not limited to: windrowers, harvesters and various tillage implements.

Ability to effectively communicate with management and co-workers

Preform daily equipment maintenance; ensuring all components are functioning properly

Apply a high attention to detail in order to ensure the best results

Contribute to the team’s goals and provide feedback on how to better operations

All other duties as assigned

Successful Candidate will possess the following Qualifications:

Must have valid driver’s license; Class 3A considered an asset

Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)

Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

Willingness to work outdoors in mixed weather conditions

Proven mechanical aptitude in a farm environment

GPS familiarity beneficial

All field operations are local to the Kensington and surrounding area. For further information stop into our shop at 281 Old Station Rd. Ask to speak with either Mark MacKinnon or Hans Roets.

If you are interested in applying for this career opportunity, please apply at www.jdirving.com/careers or drop-off applications to:

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.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
Isabel Pereira 

Phone: (506) 859-5992
Email: CavendishHR@cavendishfarms.com