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Positions:
Farm Supervisor
Location:
281 Old Station Road, New Annan, C1N 5J5
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
As soon as possible
Duration:
Permanent fulltime
Work Schedule:
Some overtime, Weekdays
Job Description:
FARM SUPERVISOR



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 state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince Edward Island; Lethbridge, Alberta; and Jamestown, North Dakota and an appetizer plant in Wheatley, Ontario. Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and has sales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.



Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Farm Supervisor will assist in the overseeing and management of growing potatoes for French fry processing. This includes directing daily activities such as planting, growing, harvesting and storing potatoes. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, a “Can Do” attitude and the ability to adapt to a fast paced work environment. A comprehensive extended benefit plan package is offered to all full-time employees.



Terms of Employment – This is a permanent full-time position in New Annan, PEI - 40 - 60 hours per week, depending on weather and business needs.



Qualifications:

2 years of farm supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to manage a team of farm workers
Experience operating farm machinery relating to the planting and harvest of potato or similar crops
Proficiency with computers and using Microsoft Office
Ability to communicate and delegate effectively
Detailed and able to solve problems
Valid pesticide license would be considered an asset
Ability to work extended hours around planting, harvesting and irrigation


Key Responsibilities:

Ensure farm safety policies and procedures are followed and help drive the Safety Program
Develop work and planning schedules
Coordinate and supervise the work of the farm employees including operators, truck drivers and labourers
Operate farm equipment as required
Assist Farm Manager with agronomic decisions
Regularly inspect the crop
Maintain quality control and production records as well as performance metrics


Work Address – 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PEI.

Language of Work - English

Hourly Rate - $22 - $24/hour

Benefits - Full benefits package which includes medical, health and dental plan and a retirement plan.



Apply for this Career Opportunity by:

Submitting your application online
Bring your resume to 281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PEI.
Sending your resume to jobs@cavendishfarms.com


​We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To Apply:
Cavendish Farms 
TREVOR PINSONNEAULT 

Phone: (506) 875-6774
Email: jobs@cavendishfarms.com