Ferme Granite 1981 is currently looking for two production assistants for the 2022 season. We offer a diversified and enriching work experience that will allow the selected candidate to perfect his/her practical knowledge and to leave his/her mark on the farm.



Tasks

In close collaboration with the farm owners:

 

•Plant and maintain crops 

•Participate in harvesting and packaging

•Contribute to the resolution of crop-related problems

•Prioritize tasks for the smooth running of the business

•Serve customers at one of the points of sale, when required


Requirements

•Studies in horticultural production or in a related discipline, in progress or completed

•Relevant experience related to agriculture or plants

•Meeting the eligibility criteria of the Canada Summer Jobs program

•Valid driver's license is an asset




Personal qualities

•Good physical condition and ability to work in difficult weather conditions

•Passion for small-scale agriculture and motivation to develop skills on this type of farm 

Conditions of employment

•Work schedule: 35 hours over 4 days per week. 

•Schedule may vary according to weather conditions and occasional needs 

•Duration of employment: from the beginning of June to the end of October 2022

•Compensation: hourly rate up to $17 per hour, depending on experience

•Access to a weekly vegetable basket

•Possibility of lodging at the farm if needed - beautiful area, 10 minute bike ride from Lake Memphremagog



If you think you fit the profile, please apply by submitting your resume with a cover letter by email to Hugo de Foy Lavoie: info@fermegranite.com.

 

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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