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Cavendish Farms - Seasonal Farm Labourer
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:
No experience necessary
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Week-ends, Evenings, Weekdays
Job Description:
Seasonal Farm Labourer

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, the Farm Labourer will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Cavendish Farms is looking for Farm Labourers 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.

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications:

-Must have valid driver’s license
-Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)
-Ability to work independently and in a fast paced team environment
-Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions
-High degree of attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task
-No experience required, however mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations would be considered an asset

Key Responsibilities:

-General labour including washing, cleaning, housekeeping, landscaping etc
-Grading, and harvesting potatoes
-All other duties as assigned

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 appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
Isabel Pereira 

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