Farm Worker, Fruit

LLOYD DYCK

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Planting equipment
  • Loader
  • Lift truck
  • Fruit harvester
  • Farm truck
  • Type of Product

  • Fruit trees
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Tree and orchard fruit
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Fruit trees training
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Grading
  • Lowering
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 8
    Wages: $12.55 to $13.75 hourly (to be negotiated)