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Are you looking to gain valuable experience in organic agriculture?

 

About us

Our Little Farm is a young & dynamic farm that grows 35 different types of local, certified organic vegetables. We offer organic vegetable baskets in Gatineau and Ottawa as well as a kiosk at the farm.

Our Little Farm is very rooted in our community and has received several distinctions, including the Prix de la relève agricole 2018. We work efficiently, laugh allot and love what we do!

 

FIELD PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Principal Responsibilities and tasks:

Field: transplanting, weeding, pruning and irrigation

Harvest: picking, washing and packing vegetables for our organic vegetable baskets and wholesale clients.

Deliveries: Driving delivery van and dropping off organic vegetable baskets in Gatineau and Ottawa.

Tractor operation: basic operation of a tractor for harvest and material handling as well as occasional machinery operation.

Work Conditions

Qualifications

  • Previous experience and / or education in agriculture
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Good physical condition
  • Works well with others and has positive attitude
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license with a good driving record

Job Details

  • Salary: $14.50/ hour
  • Monday to Friday: 40-44 hours/week
  • End of April to the end of October. There is some flexibility with these dates.

Employment grant

This position is partially financed by the Youth Employment and Skills Program from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. You must be between 15 and 30 years old at the beginning of employment. Please contact us for more details.

 

FARM WORKER

Principal Responsibilities and tasks:

Field: transplanting, weeding, pruning and irrigation

Harvest: picking, washing and packing vegetables for our organic vegetable baskets and wholesale clients.

Work Conditions

Qualifications

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Good physical condition
  • Works well with others and has positive attitude

Job Details

  • Salary: $13.50/ hour
  • Monday to Friday: 32 hours/week
  • End of June to end of August. There is some flexibility with these dates.

Employment grant

This position is partially financed by the Canada Summer Jobs program. You must be between 15 and 30 years old at the beginning of employment. Please contact us for more details.

 

To Apply

Send your cover letter and resumé in PDF format to Jim at jim@ourlittlefarm.ca and please explain in your cover letter specifically why you want to work at Our Little Farm and what you would bring to the team. We will review resumes as we receive them. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

 

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