Molly's Acres is Hiring!

April 11, 2018

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

 

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

 

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.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

 

  • 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. 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 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.

 

APPLYING:

Please forward resume and covering letter to careers@mollysacres.ca.

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