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Positions:
Farm Apprentice
Location:
Fortune
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
May 1, 2022
Duration:
Temporary fulltime
Length of Employment:
5 months
Required Skills:
Qualifications
-Interest in understanding the farm-to-kitchen connection.
-Previous experience working on a farm or in a greenhouse is an asset.
-On-the-job training will be provided.

Abilities/Skills
-Comfortable working alone and with others.
-Positive attitude, willing to learn.
-Ability to stand, walk, bend, or crouch for extended periods.
-Ability to lift heavy objects with assistance.
-Comfortable working outdoors and in the summer heat.
-Customer service skills.
Job Experience:
Willing to train
Work Schedule:
Week-ends, Weekdays
Job Description:
Would you like to join a world-class culinary destination?
Are you passionate about foraging, farming, and regenerative agriculture?
If your answer is “YES”, then the Inn at Bay Fortune is the right fit for you!

The Inn at Bay Fortune is among the top 100 best restaurants in Canada. Under the direction of Chef Michael Smith and Chastity Smith, we offer a five-star inn and dining room seating up to 86 guests at our nightly FireWorks Feast from May to October. Our ingredients are sourced from our on-site culinary farm and other local producers. Together with our farm, we create a ten-course, live-fire-cooked, Island-focused experience.

Even more perks to ponder…
-Ongoing training, mentorship, and support.
-Mid- and end-of-season reviews.
-Enjoy the warm Prince Edward Island summer and discover a vast array of edible crops and flowers.

The finer details...
-NOC Code: 85101
-Work Conditions: Small-scale farm
-Work Term: Full-time seasonal (May-September)
-Schedule: Five days per week, 8 hours per day, with paid breaks

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head Farmer, you will:
-Prepare fields and garden beds for planting by tilling soil, planting seeds and seedlings.
-Weeding, transplanting, thinning, or pruning crops.
-Cultivate and harvest crops.
-Feed and inspect chickens and pigs; collect chicken eggs; clean animal living areas.
-Clean racks, trays, and harvest bins.
-Assist with general farm maintenance and maintenance of equipment and tools.
Wages:
$16.00-$18.00/hour
Benefits:
Benefits: 50% employer paid: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Extended Health Insurance, Dental & Vision Care, available after first season of employment. Other Benefits: 4% vacation pay. Complimentary staff meals every morning and afternoon. Up to $1,500 per year for approved education/training.
To Apply:
Inn at Bay Fortune 
How to Apply
Please complete our standard Application Form, along with a cover letter of no more than one page explaining how you meet the job requirements and send both documents by email to careers@innatbayfortune.com.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accommodation
Culinart Limited and the Inns at Bay Fortune and Fortune Bridge are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We hire the most qualified candidates regardless of race, creed, colour, age, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, or other characteristics.

If you require accommodation for any part of this hiring process, please send your confidential request to the e-mail above.