FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Greenlion Farms, Production Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 30, 2021

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Greenlion Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a full-time permanent Production Hand!

ABOUT Greenlion Farms

Our farm is a part of CubicFarm Systems utilizing controlled, hydroponic growing chambers for lettuce crops, herbs, and micro greens. Our facility is completely enclosed and controlled, allowing us to grow our crops ALL YEAR ROUND!
We are associated with their brokerage branch, allowing us to distribute our produce through contracts with major domestic distributors. Our focus and goal is to be able to supply local restaurants and retailers with domestic, local, high quality and consistent produce 12 months per year, without having to import these products internationally.

Ultimately we value a persons initiative greenlion farms, armstrongand enthusiasm for participating in chemical free, sustainable agriculture practices. Although we are not certified organic (because our crops aren’t started in soil), our hydroponic growing system is chemical free and uses less water and resources than traditional agricultural practices. We are passionate about sustainable practices and also being able to providing the highest quality and consistent produce on

the market.

DESIRED QUALITIES

The right candidate for this position with have an enthusiasm for best agricultural practices. Attention to detail and the ability to follow outlined policies and procedures is of utmost importance. A positive outlook, can do attitude and team player are all important qualities of the right candidate.

JOB TASKS

You will be involved in tasks associated with harvesting, seeding, translating and packaging. You will need to be able to stand for a long period of time and able to follow

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instruction and protocols outlined by Global GAP.Most shifts will fall on weekdays during regular business hours, however, some weekend shifts will be required depending on the harvesting schedule and preparation for Monday harvests. Occasionally shifts could extend into the evening should the harvest not be completed that shift during the expected timeline.

JOB DETAILS

Term: The start date for this position is May 17, 2021. This is a FULL TIME, PERMANENT POSITION.

Hours per week: You can expect to work anywhere from 35-50 hours per week, depending on the harvest rotation.

Wage: The starting wage is $18.50/hr and all full time employees are entitled to extended medical benefits.

TO APPLY

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Please provide a resume and cover letter to lesley@greenlionfarms.ca explaining why you’re passionate about being involved in this type of agriculture. Any current certifications such as Food Safe, First Aid, WHMIS, GAP and HACCP knowledge or experience should also be included if it is applicable.

Deadline to apply: May 12, 2021

When applying, please mention you saw this posting at youngagrarians.org

LEARN MORE ABOUT Greenlion Farms

Website: www.greenlionfarms.ca

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