Farm Equipment Operator
Start Date:
as soon as possible
Temporary fulltime
Job Description:
Indian River Farms is seeking 4 Farm Equipment Operators who are self-motivated with good people skills.

We at Indian River Farms have been farming potatoes for 29 years and we are constantly growing! Farming is ingrained in our family and community and that dedication helps us focus on growth. Every year brings new challenges and opportunities. Indian River Farms will continue to meet those challenges head on and seize opportunities for growth whenever possible.

This position offers a competitive wage with excellent benefits!

Terms of Employment

The position of Farm Equipment Operator is a Seasonal (April to November), 40-90 hours a week position where wages range from 16$ an hour to 18$ an hour and is located at 1160 Route 20, Kensington, PE, C0B 1M0.


- Responsible for repairing, troubleshooting and maintenance of the farm equipment

- Operating farm equipment for planting, harvesting, irrigation, mowing and/or tilling


The ideal candidate will be able to obtain their Canadian class 3 driver's license and have experience of 7 months to less than a year in operating farming equipment.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Experience in the potato business

Experience driving farm equipment: Combine harvester, Farm truck, Manure spreader, Planting equipment, Tillage equipment, Tractor, Vegetable harvester

Excellent communication skills

Ability to prioritize operations in light of multiple priorities and conflicting demands

Team player with an ability to participate in cross-functional teams

Secondary school diploma or general education degree is required.

Desired Machinery Experience:

John Deere

· 4440 Diesel

· 8300 4WD

· 7810

· 8130

· 244J

· 2100 Subsoiler

Massey 3680

New Holland 8360

Spudnik 9060, 6 row

Grimme GL 36 T planter, 6 row


Windrowers (6 row)

Supnik Harvester


An exemplary health and dental benefits package

A competitive pay scale supplemented with an incentive program based on Spring planting accuracy, summer spray and irrigation and fall harvest efficiency.

Training Support for Pesticides, Class 3 Licence, and Blue Seal Program

If you are interested in this exciting growth opportunity, please submit your resume to careers@indian-river-farms.com


1160 Route 20

Kensington, PE

C0B 1M0

To Apply:
Indian River Farm 
Cindy Frizzel 

Phone: 902-836-4440
Email: careers@indian-river-farms.com