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
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