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We are now hiring for the 2021 season and beyond, see our current job postings below.

Farm Crew

Full Time

We're hiring for a field and market crew member to join our small team. This full time position will begin in late April and will continue right through to mid to late October.

The ideal candidate:

  • has an interest in local sustainable cut flower production

  • is self-motivated and works efficiently

  • is hard working and able to work in all outside conditions: wind, rain, heat, cold, mud, dust as well as beautiful sunny days

  • is physically fit and capable of plenty of bending, lifting, kneeling and standing

  • is able to follow detailed instructions and complete tasks in a timely manner

  • is available to work weekends

The ideal candidate will have some previous agricultural experience such as mixed vegetable production or diverse cut flower production, though inexperienced applicants are welcome to apply and will be trained in many aspects of sustainable cut flower production.

Duties will involve seeding, planting, harvesting, weeding, packing and preparing cut flowers for sale as well as other general farm tasks. The candidate will also be trained to lead or support a Saturday or Sunday farmer’s market. Pay rate depends on experience. Minimum starting wage is $15.25 per hour (+ 4% vacation pay) with room to go up during the season depending on performance and responsibilities. We offer a 45 minute lunch break and a farm work environment shared with two other organic farm operations. Extra flowers are also available to take home.

Work hours are part time in late April, leading to full time by early May. Work days are Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday. Work days will depend on yet to be determined farmer’s market scheduling but will typically be a 5 day, 40-45 hour week role.

Please see the complete job description here: Farm Crew Full Time.

Application deadline is March 15th but applications will be reviewed as they are received with interviews will beginning late January.

To apply for this position please submit your resume and a cover letter including your interest and past farming experience to Rachel at riverandseaflowers@gmail.com with 'Farm Crew Full Time' in the subject line.

River and Sea Flowers

Westham Island

Delta BC

778 877 2224

hello@riverandseaflowers.com

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