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5/24/2019 12:49:15 PM
Farm Worker
 Employer     : Gurdip Singh Sidhu
 From         :
 City         : Summerland Job type:  Career
 Region       : BC Hours   :  Full-Time
 Country      : CA Duration:  Permanent
 Deadline     : 5/23/2020
 Education    : Not required Experience:  Not required  
 Salary       : $15/hr
 Description  : Drives and operates farm machinery to plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest fruit and nut crops, such as apples and peaches.
Attaches farm implements, such as plow, planter, fertilizer applicator, and harvester to tractor and drives tractor in fields to prepare soil and plant, fertilize, and harvest crops.
Mixes chemical ingredients and sprays trees and grounds with solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases.
Removes excess growth from trees to improve fruit quality, using pruning saws and clippers.
Irrigates soil, using portable-pipe or ditch system
Picks fruit during harvest.
May thin blossoms, runners, and immature fruit to obtain better-quality fruit.
May select, cut, and graft stock-wood onto tree stem or trunk to propagate fruit and nut trees.
May spray trees in spring to loosen and remove surplus fruit, and in fall to prevent early dropping and discoloration of fruit.
May prop limbs to prevent them from breaking under weight of fruit.
May be identified with work being performed, such as picking, plowing, and spraying; or according to crop worked upon.
Skills Requirement

There are no basic education or training requirements with this job.


English/Punjabi will be considered an asset.

Wages & Overtime

The employee will be entitled to $ 15 per hour ( 40 hours per week) and overtime rate of one and half after 40 hours per week work.

Job Location

9822 Gillard Avenue, Summerland BC V0H 1Z8 Canada

No. of Job Openings: 6

The employer promotes employment equity and job diversity. Therefore, this job is also open for new immigrants, aboriginal people, mature workers.

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