The Seasonal Farm Worker cares for all agricultural duties to ensure the growth of high-quality medicinal herbs and plants and takes into consideration the company’s commitment to sustainability (people, the planet, and profit) in the planning and implementation of all actions related to the area of responsibility.
This is a seasonal contract position starting March 1, 2020 ending approximately October 31, 2020.
Seeding in greenhouse
Planting seedlings in the ground (at both Kelowna and Armstrong farms)
Weeding, tending to plants, tilling, and fertilizing
Mixing soil and fertilizer
Installing irrigation systems
Laying down fabric for weed control
Watering crops using irrigation system
Hand picking crops
Loading trucks for delivery
Other duties to support the healthy growth of our plants as assigned
Capable to perform all job duties including frequent walking and standing, squatting, bending, and kneeling, frequent twisting, reaching above shoulder level, below shoulder level, and below chest level, lifting up to 30kgs, and the ability to work in hot, cold, indoor and outdoor environments
Strong work ethic
Capable of and willing to take direction
Ability to work independently at times
Experience with the following will be considered an asset:
Operating farming equipment (including tractors, loaders, etc.)
Set up, operate and troubleshooting of irrigation systems
Factors Farms is a leading grower of herbs, vegetables, and other plants used in producing nutritional supplements and other health-building products. We are dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of our customers - through research, development and delivery of effective nutritional products. It is our mission to contribute to the lives of our customers, employees, suppliers and the communities we serve, in a cooperative and sustainable manner.
Address: 695 Otter Lake Rd, Armstrong, BC and 6741 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC
This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Only electronic applications can be accepted. This position will close when a competitive candidate pool has been identified. We thank you all for your applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. You can check the status of your application by logging in to your account. All the best!