FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

Grown Here Farms, Cawston, farm job

Grown Here Farms in Cawston, BC is seeking a permanent Organic Farmer.

About Grown Here Farms

Organic vegetable production – 40 acres. Tractors. John Deere Potato Digger. Lee Schnucknik Onion Harvester. The farm is non-certified organic.

  • Puritan organic processes
  • High degree of ownership and accountability
  • High quality, organic produce
  • Work ethic
  • Our mission is IMPACT: To touch as many lives as possible with pure, organic, non-GMO produce

Grown Here Farms, Cawston, farm job

Desired Qualities

  • Work ethic
  • Responsible
  • Experienced
  •  Excellent problem solver
  • Critical thinking
  • Works with irrigation, tractors and has general organic farm knowledge
  • Wants to make things better

Grown Here Farms, Cawston, farm job

 

Job Tasks

This role is a critical member of our team to facilitate the following:

  • organic farming – soil health, tilling, seeding, harvesting and ensuring high production standards are achieved and maintained;
  • equipment maintenance and management;
  • irrigation maintenance, management and repairs;
  • being a leader and setting an example for the team;
  • creating a positive work culture;
  • increasing efficiencies in processes and soil health;
  • ensuring adherence to WorkSafe and Food Safety guidelines/standards;
  • labour and harvest tracking;
  • organic certification records;
  • must be well organized and ability to prioritize well.
  • MUST have experience with organic vegetable farming, working farm equipment, tilling, seeding and harvesting of organic vegetables.

A high degree of ownership is a requirement – you need to be skilled, experienced, able to manage competing priorities and the demands and pressures of a high-functioning commercial organic operation.

Job Details

Term: Permanent position. Start March 31, 2019. Full time, year round.

Hours: 40 – 50 hours per week

Wage: Wage based on experienced. Base salary ($48,000+). 

Grown Here Farms, Cawston, farm job

To Apply

Please send a resume to krystine@grownherefarms.com.

Learn More About Grown Here Farms

Websitegrownherefarms.com

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/grownherefarms/

Instagram: @grownherefarms

Twitter: @GrownHereFarms

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