General Farm Worker

Blueberry Hill Estates - St. Williams, ON (30+ days ago)

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Want to spend your summer mostly outdoors? Do you desire a job where every day is different? Are you physically fit and up for anything? Do you live in Norfolk County and are between the ages of 18-30? Then our General Farm Staff position may be for you!

Blueberry Hill Estates is a farm and boutique winery on Front Road near St. Williams in Norfolk County. We produce blueberries, various preserves, run an on-site, seasonal farm market, and craft fruit and grape wines and hard ciders.

We are now accepting applications for someone to join our farm crew. We are looking for a self-motivated individual, who is reliable and hardworking with good mechanical aptitude.

Specific responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

 Assist with the life cycle of the vineyard and blueberry patch

 Assist our vineyard and blueberry patch managers with various functions. This may include everything from pruning, spray programs, mowing, weed control, trellising, fertilization and irrigation as necessary

 Operate farming equipment

 Ensure all farm operations adhere to health and safety standards and requirements

 General farm and outdoor landscaping duties as required

 Assist with winery operations (may include filtering, bottling, labelling, cleaning, assisting winery retail staff on special events, etc.) as needed

 Assist with blueberry grading, sorting and packaging line

Qualifications:

 A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

 Comfortable working with farm equipment

 Fork lift experience considered an asset

 Strong attention to detail

 Superior problem-solving skills and able to multi-task with ease

 Positive, proactive attitude

 Comfortable in a fast-paced, physical environment

 Ability to work early mornings, flexible hours as required

 Passion for fruit farming, grape-growing or wine/cider is considered an asset

 In good overall health, and able to lift 50 lbs

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No