• British Columbia Farm Work - Harvest and Seasonal Jobs

    Supported by a resource-based economy, British Columbia thrives along the west coast of Canada with a broad geography and climate. Commonly referred to as BC, the province supports roughly 4.6 million residents. In addition to inhabitants, an impressive number of food products grow and prosper in the region. About 200 agricultural commodities yield a market value of nearly $2.9 billion. While farmers utilize only a measly four percent of land for commercial farming, the province still generates about six percent of the total gross farm receipts in Canada. Of the roughly 20,000 farmsteads spread across around 2.6 million hectares, almost 98 percent remain family-owned and operated, with corporations only owning two percent. Year-round and seasonal employment opportunities consistently become and remain obtainable in the North American territory. More than 6,500 farms, or 33 percent of total farms in the province, report to paying wages and salaries to farmworkers.

    Variations in cost of production, growing conditions, and a fluctuating market leads to continuous changes within the agriculture industry. The landscape consists of pastureland, about 50 percent, crops, around 20 percent, and other miscellaneous uses, such as summer fallow and seeded pastures. Over the years, farms specializing in hay, field vegetables, melons, sheep and goats, greenhouse vegetables, poultry and eggs, and fruit and nuts experienced widespread expansion. Declines took place in beef cattle, hog and pig, dairy, nursey, and grain farms. British Columbia entertains the largest amount of acreage for apricots, raspberries, bush blueberries, and sweet cherries in Canada. A little less than 17,000 hectares grow various types of berries and grapes. Approximately 620,000 cattle and calves prosper on farmsteads throughout the province. Other agricultural ventures, such as beekeeping, horses, bison, and organic produce, support the economy, as well.

    Bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west side, British Columbia features rugged coastlines stretching for more than 17,000 miles. Mountainous fjords and uninhabited islands also scatter near the shore. The capital, Victoria, resides on the southeastern tip of Vancouver Island. The narrow strip of island houses a dense population, while the western portions of the territory remain covered by a temperate rainforest. Spectacular scenic views comprise the Coast Mountains and the Inside Passage and offer a lot to the ecotourism industry.

    Of the terrain, approximately 75 percent of lands in the province prove mountainous, 60 percent forested, and a sparse amount of arable land at five percent. Merges of the North Pacific Ocean drift and Kuroshio Current give way to a mild oceanic climate, which frequently produces rain. The weather verges on a dry-summer Mediterranean and encounters pockets of subtropical conditions. High mountains shield the interior of the province and provide the area with a semi-arid climate and less than 10 inches of precipitation per year. Average temperatures range from three degrees Fahrenheit in Fort Nelson during winter to 89 degrees Fahrenheit in Osoyoos during summer.

    Close to 930,000 individuals find employment in agricultural-related work throughout British Columbia. Of the employees, nearly 545,000 hold year-round positions, while the rest occupy seasonal and temporary job titles. Spreads such as Northern Cherries Inc., located in Oliver, routinely seek migrant workers during harvest times. While most positions remain obtainable seasonally, employees still find generous work benefits. With competitive wages around $10.00 to $11.00 an hour, farm laborers may engage in picking, animal husbandry, machine operation, and general work. Common job titles range from farm worker, tractor operator, and orchard picker to vineyard pruner, animal caretaker, and farm supervisor. Depending on length of employment and occupation, employees earn paid time off, health insurance, and discounts on produce.

    Whether an experienced professional or starting in the industry for the first time, candidates locate positions on farmsteads either through online applications or applying directly in person. Ideally, aspirants demonstrate previous farming skills through detailed resumes, which highlight former employers and educational background. Workers should possess reliable transportation and flexible availability. Many larger operations hire dozens of staff members before busy harvests begin, while smaller establishments seek general laborers skilled in several facets of agriculture. Recruiters search for potential employees able to commit seasonally or long-term, physically capable of meeting strenuous duties, and dedicated to the development of successful farmsteads.


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    Social Work Clinician, Mental Health Eating Disorders
    PHSA - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading...read more.
    PHSA  30+ days ago

    Ranch Hand
    Hayes Ranch - Hanna, AB
    Job Description:  Must be able to run farm and haying machinery. Looking for full-time permanent employee for ranch near Hanna, Alberta....read more.
    Hayes Ranch  27 days ago

    Social Work Clinician, Mental Health Eating Disorders
    BC Children's Hospital - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading...read more.
    BC Children's Hospital  30+ days ago

    Scanning Clerk
    LifeLabs - Victoria, BC
    Job Description:  Improve lives. Love your job. Grow your career. Do you want to help improve patients’ healthcare outcomes? Now you can. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services...read more.
    LifeLabs  5 days ago

    Flower Fruit & Vegetable Harvester
    Longview Farms Ltd. - Saanichton, BC
    Job Description:  Saanichton, British Columbia. Saanichton, British Columbia ( 6 vacancies ). Longview Farms Ltd. Type of Farm Operations:....read more.
    Longview Farms Ltd.  12 days ago

    Animal Control Officer
    Brant County SPCA - Brantford, ON - new
    Job Description:  As an Animal Control Officer, you would respond to a large variety of animal calls for domestic, wildlife, farm and exotic animals within the City of Brantford....read more.
    Brant County SPCA  2 days ago

    Postal Clerk - Holiday Season
    Canada Post - Saint John, NB - new
    Job Description:  Seasonal jobs with Canada Post. Looking for the chance to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment this holiday season?...read more.
    Canada Post  3 days ago

    Parks Gardener
    City of Calgary - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Prepare, design and maintain flower beds, seasonal planter displays, and shrub beds. As a Parks Gardener, you will direct the work of Parks Workers and...read more.
    City of Calgary  10 days ago

    Groomer - Saskatoon Airport
    ASIG Canada Limited - Saskatoon, SK
    Job Description:  *Job Opportunity: Aircraft Groomer* *Location: Saskatoon, SK* *Reporting To: Station Manager* *Date Available: Immediately* *Seasonal: October-April* *Job Typeread more.
    ASIG Canada Limited  30+ days ago

    System Support Representative
    The Co-operators - Canada
    Job Description:  Through our group of companies, we offer home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products....read more.
    The Co-operators  12 days ago

    Stores I
    Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  The Stores I is responsible for accurately picking replenishment orders for sites and end-users. Under general supervision performs moderately complex clerical...read more.
    Alberta Health Services  4 days ago

    General Farm Worker
    Get Work Labour Contractors Ltd. - Oliver, BC
    Job Description:  General Farm Worker. Randhawa Farms, 306 sportsman bowl road, Oliver.BC , V0H 1T5 requires 3 Full time, Permanent General Farm Workers for their eight locations...read more.
    Get Work Labour Contractors Ltd.  14 days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    Squish Candy - Head Office - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Work closely with production department in picking daily production. Responsible for order fulfillment, including the accurate and timely picking and packing of...read more.
    Squish Candy - Head Office  6 days ago

    Claims Support Assistant
    ICBC - Canada
    Job Description:  Administrative support to our Claims Department in various locations across the province of British Columbia. At ICBC, we're driven to ensure the well-being of...read more.
    ICBC  7 days ago

    Oil & Gas Operations Officer
    BC Oil & Gas Commission - Fort St. John, BC
    Job Description:  With responsibilities for regulating oil and gas operations in British Columbia, including exploration,. Consideration will be given to those with:....read more.
    BC Oil & Gas Commission  9 days ago

    Full Time Office Administrater/ Wedding Coordinator
    Royal Ocean Events Inc - Ladner, BC
    Job Description:  Seasonal Saturdays required. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Royal Ocean Events leaders in providing Cruise Ship and Destination wedding's as a full...read more.
    Royal Ocean Events Inc  30+ days ago

    Financial Office Assistant
    VG Meats, Hamilton Ontario - Simcoe, ON
    Job Description:  *General: * VG Meats is a farm-to- fork company that believes we can do better as an industry and community. The family-owned and operated business is run byread more.
    VG Meats, Hamilton Ontario  11 days ago

    Seasonal Sales Associate - Old Navy - Toronto Eaton Centre
    Gap Inc. - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  As a Seasonal Sales Associate:. Seasonal assignment will have an end date based on business need. As a Seasonal Sales Associate, you’ll be a big part of our...read more.
    Gap Inc.  20 days ago

    General Help - Warehouse And Yard - $18-$20 Hourly Plus Benefits
    NH Inc. - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Picking up material, parts and tools from suppliers. We are looking for an outside yard and indoor Warehouse labourer in the West GTA (Finch and Weston Rd area)...read more.
    NH Inc.  13 days ago

    HORSE STABLE FOREMAN - INTERNATIONAL SHOW JUMPING STABLE
    ATTACHE STABLES - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Ability to develop & implement farm safety & bio-security procedures. ATTACHE STABLES LTD....read more.
    ATTACHE STABLES  17 days ago

    Recreation Assistant (General Programs)
    Town of Oakville - Oakville, ON
    Job Description:  This is a contract position lasting for approximately 12 months. This job profile reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principalread more.
    Town of Oakville  5 days ago

    Sales & Box Office Representative
    Arts Commons - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Sundays (call centre only, on a seasonal basis):. Arts Commons – Sales & Box Office Representative....read more.
    Arts Commons  27 days ago

    Conversion Research /Data Entry Clerk
    Numeris - Greater Toronto Area, ON
    Job Description:  Seasonal research push with these exciting contract opportunities in our Diary Survey Operations team.*. The Centre for Education & Training (TCET) is pleased...read more.
    Numeris  10 days ago

    Traffic Control Person
    Peninsula Traffic Inc. - Niagara, ON
    Job Description:  This is Seasonal Job, but we do occasionally have winter work. Seeking Traffic Control/Flag Person for Heavy Construction....read more.
    Peninsula Traffic Inc.  10 days ago

    Hudson's Bay Seasonal Sales Associates West Vancouver Auxiliary
    Hudson's Bay - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  The Sales Associate is accountable for delivering service excellence which drives results and enhances the customer experience. The Sales Associate will excelread more.
    Hudson's Bay  30+ days ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc in or near British Columbia regions

    Note: The information below is simply a list of farms, growers, or orchards in the British Columbia area. Being listed below does not necessarily mean that they are currently looking to hire labor. You should contact them to inquire about employment availabilities.

    A and J Farms
    26032 16 Ave, Aldergrove, BC V4W 2L4
    604-856-4206
    info@aandjfarms.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Hazelnuts, Walnuts, Figs, Squash, Grapes, Plums, Tomatoes, Quail, Chicken, Eggs, Lamb
    Abby Lane Farm
    7233 Mays Rd, Duncan, BC V9L 6A6
    250-709-5405
    info@abbylanefarm.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Squash, Gourds, Corn, Sunflowers, Eggs
    Aldor Acres
    8301 252nd St, Langley, BC V4W 1T1
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Dairy, Pumpkins, Christmas Trees, Apples
    Alouette Tree Farm
    23083 132nd Ave, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 0A8
    604-467-0100
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Blueberries, Christmas Trees, Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fruits
    ASH Berry Farm
    3210 Royston Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9R3
    250-336-8872
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Bear Hill Blueberry Farm
    5939 Bear Hill Rd, Victoria, BC V9E 2J3
    250-652-1338
    eschulz@shaw.ca
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Blue Haven Farm
    2046 Idiens Way, Comox, BC V9N 3Y9
    250-334-7964
    info@homestead.com
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Clingan Blueberry Farm
    24576 32 Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 2J5
    604-534-7360
    lucyclingan@hotmail.ca
    Harvest Time: May - September
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Covert Farms Organics
    38614 107th St, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
    250-498-2731
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Potatoes, Beets, Eggplant, Strawberries, Cherries, Grapes, Tomatoes, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Davison Orchards Country Village
    3111 Davison Road, Vernon, BC V1H 1A2
    250-549-3266
    info@davisonorchards.ca
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Cherries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Apricots, Peaches, Apples, Beans, Peas, Peppers, Cucumbers, Squash, Pumpkins, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Deane Farms
    1275 Carson Rd, Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0
    250-442-3400
    Harvest Time: April - October
    Main Crops: Corn, Tomatoes, Peppers, Melons, Bedding Plants, Vegetables Transplants, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    DFG Blueberries
    11071 Blundell Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 1L4
    604-273-5829
    info@dfgblueberries.com
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries
    Dickinson Family Farm
    17208 Bentley Rd, Summerland, BC VOH 1Z3
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Cherries, Peaches, Plums, Apricots, Pears
    Driediger Farms
    7361 240th St, Langley, BC V1M 3P8
    604-888-1685
    bestberries@driedigerfarms.com
    Harvest Time: May - September
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Currants
    Dudink’s Garden & U-Pick Berry Farm
    2219 Gomerich Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9X 1R8
    250-740-0302
    nmdudink@shaw.ca
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Potatoes, Beets, Chard, Spinach, Cabbages, Roses, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables, Nursery Plants
    Emma Lea Farms
    2727 Westham Island Rd, Delta, BC V4K 3N2
    604-946-8216
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Tayberries, Boysenberries, Blackberries, Beans, Peas, Cabbages, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Formosa Nursery
    12617 203rd St, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 4A1
    604-465-3359
    info@formosanursery.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries, Persimmons, Apples, Plums, Grapes, Cherries, Pears, Seasonal Fruits, Nursery Plants, Trees, Shrubs
    Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm
    49350 Prairie Central Rd, Chilliwack, BC V2P 6H3
    604-794-3999
    farm@forstbauer.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Organic Carrots, Beets, Zucchini, Squash, Beans, Cucumbers, Potatoes, Lettuces, Kale, Corn, Chard, Blueberries, Strawberries, Beef, Eggs
    Gatzke Orchards
    15686 Hwy 97, Oyama, BC V4V 2G4
    250-548-3444
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Peaches, Apples, Strawberries, Blueberries, Seasonal Fruits
    Hanna & Hanna Orchards
    3181 11th Ave NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 2S8
    250-832-4574
    hanna@sunwave.net
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Apples, Seasonal Fruits, Nursery Plants
    Hoodoo Ranch
    9730 Hwy 8, Spences Bridge, BC V0K 2L0
    250-458-2441
    hoodooranch@lookieloo.net
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Organic Cherries, Apricots, Apples, Pears, Peaches, Seasonal Fruits, Seaosnal Vegetables
    Krause Berry Farms
    6179 248th St, Langley, BC V4W 1C3
    Harvest Time: May - November
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Beans, Corn, Potatoes
    Le Coteau Farms
    304 Walton Pl, Victoria, BC V9E 2A4
    250-658-5888
    farms@lecoteau.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Nursery Plants, Bedding Plants, Trees, Blueberries
    Maan Farms
    790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7N4
    604-864-5723
    maanfarms@gmail.com
    Harvest Time: March - November
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Strawberries, Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fruits
    McClintock’s Farm
    3419 Dove Creek Rd, Courtenay, BC V9J 1P3
    250-334-4562
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Blueberries
    No. 5 BlueBerry Farm
    7040 No.5 Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 2V2
    604-836-7888
    thiheng@hotmail.com
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries
    North Arm Farm
    1888 Sea to Sky Hwy 99, Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0
    604-894-5379
    info@northarmfarm.com
    Harvest Time: April - January
    Main Crops: Apples, Cherries, Plums, Peaches, Apricots, Spinach, Garlic, Squash, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Paynter's Fruit Market
    3687 Paynter Rd, Westbank, BC V4T 1R1
    250-768-7313
    info@payntersfruitmarket.ca
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Cherries, Apples, Tomatoes, Peppers, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Rondriso Farms
    8390 172nd St, Surrey, BC V4N 3G4
    604-574-5585
    rondriso@gmail.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Beets, Broccoli, Pumpkins, Cabbages, Potatoes, Carrots, Cauliflower, Seasonal Vegetables, Beef
    Shamrock Farm
    2276 Anderton Rd, Comox-Strathcona B, BC V9M 4B2
    250-339-1671
    farrell8@telus.net
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Lavender, Garlic, Apples, Pumpkins, Honey, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Surrey Farms
    5180 152nd St, Surrey, BC V3S 0L2
    604-574-1390
    info@surreyfarms.ca
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Hazelnuts, Plums, Cherries, Onions, Lettuces, Spinach, Zucchini, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables, Flowers, Nursery Plants
    The Apple Barn - Taves Family Farm
    333 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 5Y1
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Apples, Christmas Trees, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Thorncrest Farms
    451 Arnold Rd, Abbotsford, BC V3G 1S4
    604-852-5736
    gary@thorncrestfarms.com
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Gooseberries, Currants
    Vantreight Farms
    8277 Central Saanich Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1T7
    250-652-7777
    ryan@daffodil.com
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Daffodils, Gladiolas, Tulips, Strawberries, Lettuces, Radishes, Squash, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables, Flower Bulbs
    Willow View Farms
    288 McCallum Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 8A2
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Potatoes, Apples, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables

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