JOB TITLE: Farm Hand
COMPANY: Molly’s Acres
LOCATION: Lakefield, ON
JOB TYPE: Part-time (30 hours per week) conditional on obtaining funding through the 2018 Canada Summer Job Program.
DURATION: May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018
SALARY: To be determined
Molly’s Acres is a small farm located 20 minutes outside of Peterborough. We are looking for individuals with a “hands on/can do” attitude, who are outgoing team players that enjoy working outdoors and with the public.
Hands on agricultural work both in field and within a greenhouse environment.
Ability to apply existing knowledge of agricultural practices.
Setting up for and attending markets or other functions (as required).
Field work such as bed preparation, planting, harvesting, plant care, day-to-day care of the greenhouse including plant care, seeding, harvesting and cleaning.
Application of organically approved pest and fungal care products and proper use of such (training will be provided).
Use of small garden tools.
Meeting with customers to deliver harvest.
Opening and closing office/farm hours.
A valid G-class drivers license is required for personal transportation.
Existing knowledge of agricultural, or hydroponic systems is an asset, but not necessary.
The employee is expected to be able to withstand working outside in changing weather conditions (rain, heat, etc) and have the ability to lift 50lbs.
Preference will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in a related Post Secondary program.
Please forward resume and covering letter to email@example.com.