FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Northstar Organics, Blueberry Harvester

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019

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Northstar Organics in Victoria, BC is hiring a Blueberry Harvester for the 2019 season!

About Northstar Organics

Northstar Organics grows certified organic and transitional-to-organic fruit and vegetables on our 10 acre farm in Central Saanich.  We specialize in greenhouse vegetables; tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and cucumbers as well as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, and year-around greens such as kale, chard, and fresh salad mixes. We sell at farmers markets in Victoria, wholesale to restaurants and grocery stores, and sell directly to customers.

We’re committed to farming organically and sustainably for a healthier, happier community. Our food is safe and nutritious; grown without harmful pesticides or synthetic inputs. We sustain the soil and our local environment, ensuring harvests of healthy produce for generations to come.

We’re certified by Islands Organic Producers Association (IOPA), member number 1960.

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Desired Qualities

We are seeking harvesters to pick blueberries in July and August this summer. This is a piece work position, so pickers who are efficient can do quite well.

Job Details

Term: Early July until mid August.

Hours: The position is a piece work position, so the employee can choose the amount of hours they wish to work during harvest hours. The harvest will run Monday through Friday, 7 am until 2 pm, depending on the demand each day. Most harvesters pick from 7 until 12 or 1 pm.

Payment: Blueberry pickers are paid $1.25 per pound of berries they pick. Payment is weekly, on Fridays after the harvest is completed for that day.

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How to Apply

Applicants should contact the Northstar to discuss the position, their availability, and their motivation for wanting to join the harvest team at sales@northstarorganics.ca.

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

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Learn More About Northstar Organics

Visit the Northstar Organics website. 

View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings.

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