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Employment

Employment

Come grow with us

Our team of technicians are the most valuable part of our business.  We feed the families of the Maritimes with some of the finest produce available anywhere.  This requires commitment, responsibility, hard work, quality, and teamwork.  Available positions are listed below.

 

Greenhouse/Farm Worker. Farm Labourer. Seasonal.

Seasonal/Full-time some on-call, overtime.  Day, evening, and WEEKENDS required.
$11 Hourly, for 50-72 Hours per week, some tasks paid by piece work.  Productivity bonuses available for some tasks.

Anticipated Start date: Mid-January thru mid-April 2019. Summer positions also available.

Tasks include: picking, packing, crop/ plant maintenance, cleaning, record keeping, weeding, farm maintenance, and general farm tasks. Prior experience in agriculture preferred, but not required. Will train suitable candidates. This is a fast-paced environment, minimum productivity required, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling, large workload, continuous learning.  Indoors/outdoors, at heights, wet/humid, extreme hot/cold.

Essential Skills: working with others, problem solving, critical thinking, significant use of memory, continuous learning.  Speed, accuracy, teachability and attention to detail required.  Must be able to reach minimum of 190cm.

-Seasonal

Resumes accepted by email, mail, or fax ONLY

Greenhouse/Farm Worker. Farm Labourer. Year-round.

Seasonal/Full-time some on-call, overtime.  Day, evening, and WEEKENDS required.
$11 Hourly, for 50-72 Hours per week, some tasks paid by piece work.  Productivity bonuses available for some tasks.

Anticipated Start date: Mid-January thru mid-April 2019. Summer positions also available.

Tasks include: picking, packing, crop/ plant maintenance, cleaning, record keeping, weeding, farm maintenance, and general farm tasks. Prior experience in agriculture preferred, but not required. Will train suitable candidates. This is a fast-paced environment, minimum productivity required, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling, large workload, continuous learning.  Indoors/outdoors, at heights, wet/humid, extreme hot/cold.

Essential Skills: working with others, problem solving, critical thinking, significant use of memory, continuous learning.  Speed, accuracy, teachability and attention to detail required.  Must be able to reach minimum of 190cm.

-Year-round.

Resumes accepted by email, mail, or fax ONLY

FARM LABOURER – Grower’s Assistant

Greenhouse/Field Production. Truro area.

Full-time, Salary.  5-7 days/week (Weekend on-call rotating schedule)

Pay depends upon experience, for 40-80 hours per week, depending on the needs of the company

Start date: As soon as qualified candidate is found

Tasks include: Primary support to head grower for crop, produce, warehouse, and maintenance tasks.  Plant, cultivate and harvest crops, maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings, operation of farm machinery. Crop maintenance, harvesting, packing, general farm labour, equipment and facilities maintenance, vehicle operation (trucks, tractors, equipment), documentation and planning.

Prior experience in agriculture required. Minimum High School diploma. Pesticide applicators license must be obtained within 2 years. Willingness to learn computerized control systems.  Clean driving record required. NO AIRBRAKES required. This is a fast-paced environment, minimum productivity required, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling, large workload, continuous learning.

Essential Skills: working with others, problem solving, critical thinking, significant use of memory, continuous learning.  Speed, accuracy, teachability and attention to detail required.  Minimum lift requirement 50lbs, with ability to move heavy items.

Apply by mail, fax or email ONLY.No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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Please send resumes to: info@stokdijk.com

or by mail:

Attn:  Human Resources Dept.

Stokdijk Greenhouses, Ltd.

1924 HWY 236

Beaver Brook, NS

B6L1H3

 or fax:

Attn: Human Resources Dept.

(902) 897-2402