Farm hand (vegetable farm)

(South Burnaby)

Hannah Brook Farms is seeking a Farmhand for the 2023 season. Hannah Brook Farm is a salad green and vegetable farm located in South Burnaby BC. We use organic practices and supply Vancouver-area restaurants, private customers, and farmers markets. Our farm is accessible by public transit.

Working with a small team, the Farmhand will be responsible for all aspects of farming including weeding, planting, hoeing, washing and packaging product, and organizing orders for customers.

Qualifications:
Ability to perform physical labour outdoors in a fast-paced production environment
Attention to detail and ability to execute quality standards
Willingness to learn
Ability to carry & wheelbarrow heavy weights
Ability to carry out tasks quickly
Ability to work in all weather conditions

Although not required, the following are assets:
Previous farm experience with farm work, piecework or production-focused harvesting
Experience operating gas-powered weed trimmers

Due to funding, priority is given to applicants aged 30 years and younger. Applicants over 30 years of age are welcome if they have farming experience or other relevant experience (e.g. piecework, tree planting).

Start date: ASAP
Part-time now until mid-February
Full-time hours mid-February to November (4 x 10 hour shifts per week)
$20/h starting wage with potential to increase throughout the season, with additional transportation allowance

Please send an email with a resume and brief introduction, and put Farmhand in the subject line. Call Paul with any questions at 778-862-8226

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compensation: Hourly

employment type: full-time

job title: Farm hand

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