Picked worker(s) is required to Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops. Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. Harvest crops; Fertilize and spray crops. Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock, and poultry. Examine produce for quality and prepare for market; Set and monitor water lines, airflow, and temperature in barns, pens, and chicken coops.
Specific Skills – Field Crops Hoeing crops Equipment and Machinery Experience Sprayer or duster; Loader; Fruit harvester; Farm truck; Fertilizer applicator
Type of Farm Operations Fruit and vegetable combination farming Type of Crops Blueberries; Raspberries Work Site Environment Outdoors; Wet/damp; Noisy; Odours; Hot; Cold/refrigerated
Transportation/Travel Information Public transportation is available Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colors; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines Job Obligations Fieldwork, Soil Preparation, plowing, pruning, planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, sorting, packing of the field crops. Examining produce for quality and prepare for market, Loading produces into trucks etc. Assist in shipping/receiving activities. To monitor irrigation & soil moisture as per crop requirements. Using fertilizers, detecting disease and other problems in crops. Protecting crops from weeds & pests by taking appropriate actions like spraying Pesticides etc. Farm workers also help in Operating & maintaining farm machinery & equipment. Informing farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Remove diseased and dead wood Flush irrigation systems and sprayers to protect against winter damage Store harvested fruits and other vegetables as directed Maintain, clean, and store farm tools after use Report to and follow directions of supervisor Keep fields watered and free of weeds that compete with crops Other general farm duties as assigned.
Work Location Information: Boul. Ste-Rose Laval (Sainte-Rose), Quebec H7P5W7
Salary : $14 – $20 per hour
Personal Suitability Flexibility; Team player; Judgement Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills Clipping; Mixing fertilizer; Tying; Weeding