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Job Details

Vegetable Picker

Employer

Golby Family Farm

Date Posted

January 17, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Bloomsbury, AB
  • Earnings $15.85 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 16, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Golby Family Farm

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Organic farming

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Cleaning crop
  • Grading
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Sort and pack fruits and vegetables
  • Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry

Type of product

All terrain vehicles (ATV)

Type of crops

  • Bell peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Berries
  • Potatoes
  • Vegetables

Equipment and machinery experience

Tractor

Transportation/travel information

Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

Will train

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Other benefits

On-site housing options


Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Vegetable Picker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Harvesting Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to sort, weigh and pack fruit and vegetables at farms, and to pick row and orchard crops

objective

Interest in handling, loading, unloading and transferring crates, supplies, farm produce, livestock and poultry

innovative

Interest in preparing vegetable produce for market

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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