FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Bite Me Organics, Orchard Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 06, 2019

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Bite Me Organics in Kelowna, BC is hiring an Orchard Worker for the 2019 season!

About Bite Me Organics

Richard and Robyn King and family welcome you to our Certified Organic Farm. We grow several varieties of apples including Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Ambrosia, Fuji and Pink Lady. Apples are available from late August to the end of October.

The King’s farm has been granted certification through the COABC and PACS as of October 2009. The farm is 11 acres in East Kelowna. Robyn and Richard and family are passionate about growing healthy, nutritious food.

Robyn and Richard have been orchardists for over 30 years. Richard works full time on the farm.  He has recently completed his Masters Degree in Sustainable Farming from UBC.  Robyn is a recently retired Social worker who runs the retail part of the farm.

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Desired Qualifications

Experience driving a tractor would be helpful.  Able to work on own. 

Job Tasks

The job would include machinery operation and all aspects of orchard work including mowing, thinning, replanting, mending sprinklers and picking starting in August.  We are prepared to provide training.

Job Details

TermMay to October

Hours24 to 40 per week

Wage: $16.00 per hour and an additional bonus for the person to stay until the end of harvest.

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How to Apply

Please send a brief cover letter and resume to bitemeorganics@shaw.ca

When applying, please indicate that you saw this posting at Youngagrarians.org.

Learn More About Bite Me Organics

Websitehttp://bitemeorganics.com/ 

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