• 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.


    Canada Job Listings:
    Jobs 2 thru 26 of 22065 results.

    Warehouse Personnel
    Moores Clothing for Men - Cambridge, ON
    Job Description:  Loading, unloading, moving products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment, picking orders, restocking, and packing/unpacking....read more.
    Moores Clothing for Men  27 days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    Staples - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Picking orders in a warehouse environment. Dealing with a variety of different products and jobs throughout the shift (Shipping, Packing, Picking, Area prep)....read more.
    Staples  13 days ago

    Warehouse Associate - Shipper Receiver
    Solutions Holdings - Scarborough, ON
    Job Description:  The associates will be responsible for loading and unloading our trailers and picking orders as directed. Morning (6.30 am - 3 pm - Monday to Friday )....read more.
    Solutions Holdings  4 days ago

    Seasonal Warehouse Associates
    Gap Inc. - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  _JOB FAIR!_*. _Now Hiring:. _TEMPORARY MERCHANDISE HANDLERS – 30 and 40 HRS/WEEK_*. _Contract until the end of October_*....read more.
    Gap Inc.  12 days ago

    Warehouse General Labourer - Bread Line
    GFL Logistics - Kitchener, ON - new
    Job Description:  Unloading, sorting, picking, and loading bread via roller trays. Warehouse general labourers are needed at a bread tray cross docking facility in Kitchener, for...read more.
    GFL Logistics  2 days ago

    Install/Warehouse Crew Members
    Next Level Tent and Event Ltd - Pickering, ON
    Job Description:  Picking parts and putting away product. ABOUT US*. Next Level Tent & Event Ltd is one of the fastest growing tent and event contractors in the Canada....read more.
    Next Level Tent and Event Ltd  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Worker - Seasonal
    Convoy Supply LTD - Fort St. John, BC
    Job Description:  We are currently seeking an Seasonal Warehouse Worker for our Fort St.John Branch to join our team. Our company was established in 1972 as a supplier to the...read more.
    Convoy Supply LTD  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    Organic Garage - Etobicoke, ON
    Job Description:  This position is responsible for the picking, loading and unloading of regular shipments, which may include heavy lifting, and the use of any necessary...read more.
    Organic Garage  16 days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    Babazoo Republic - Montréal-Est, QC
    Job Description:  Order picking. Picking orders, checking and packing orders, and receiving stock by pallet and box load. We are looking for a warehouse worker to fill a shipping...read more.
    Babazoo Republic  5 days ago

    Warehouse Associate-Day Shift
    Office Central Inc. - Richmond Hill, ON
    Job Description:  Locate product in the warehouse using manifest picking*. Checking Order, Picking Orders and Packing Orders.*. Hours are 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (M-F) with flexibility...read more.
    Office Central Inc.  5 days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    Above Ground Art Supplies - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  And stocking shelves, to picking and packing orders– plus. WAREHOUSE PICKER/SHIPPER. Located at our small warehouse in Lesliville, at Pape and Queen....read more.
    Above Ground Art Supplies  6 days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    Gallimore Products INC - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Perform an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and...read more.
    Gallimore Products INC  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    KAR Industrial Inc. - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  The individual must be responsible and reliable in performing the duties of receiving, stocking, picking, packing, checking and shipping orders in a timely...read more.
    KAR Industrial Inc.  11 days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    GREEN IMPORT LTD - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Picking and packing orders, efficient, accurate manner. Temp to Perm Full time warehouse workers( Tomken/Courtneypark Dr.E.)....read more.
    GREEN IMPORT LTD  25 days ago

    Warehouse Shipper/Receiver
    Universal Electric Motors - Mississauga, ON - new
    Job Description:  You will be picking and staging orders. We are looking for a candidate with a high school graduation certificate, who is fluent in written and spoken English....read more.
    Universal Electric Motors  3 days ago

    Warehouse Receiving
    D&H Canada ULC - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Ask about our Picking position! D&H needs experienced warehouse receivers to join our team! Do you have what it takes?*....read more.
    D&H Canada ULC  11 days ago

    WAREHOUSE WORKER
    Shiny Star Canada Ltd - Markham, ON
    Job Description:  Contributes to the success of the warehouse by picking, packing, and shipping customer orders with accuracy and in a timely manner. Strong attention to detail....read more.
    Shiny Star Canada Ltd  4 days ago

    Warehouse administrator / picker / packer / labeler
    North york - North York, ON
    Job Description:  Order picking in the warehouse. We are looking for candidates that are outgoing, energetic, goal oriented, driven and eager to advance within the company....read more.
    North york  8 days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    UNFI Canada - Richmond, BC
    Job Description:  Including picking, receiving, stocking, product consolidation & replenishment, pallet building, etc. We are hiring for 1 permanent full-time day shift position...read more.
    UNFI Canada  9 days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    Comco Pipe & Supply Company - Edmonton, AB - new
    Job Description:  Load, unload, and move products by hand or equipment to assist in order picking duties. Reporting to the Warehouse Foreman, as the Material Handler you will be...read more.
    Comco Pipe & Supply Company  2 days ago

    Warehouse Worker
    Whiteridge Inc. - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  Order sorting, picking, packing. Time-sensitive, accurate order picking in a fast-paced, quality-focused environment. Job Description. Job duties*....read more.
    Whiteridge Inc.  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    CAP BARBELL INC - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Including but not limited to picking list, shipping labels, bill of lading, invoice and etc. Distribution Center at Mississauga*....read more.
    CAP BARBELL INC  26 days ago

    Warehouse Clerks
    TAP SERVICES - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Perform other related duties may include wrapping, packaging, prepare for shipping, order picking, labeling, etc. Report directly to Warehouse Manager....read more.
    TAP SERVICES  8 days ago

    Warehouse Workers (jigger)
    TAP SERVICES - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Order picking, wrapping, packaging, prepare for shipping, etc. Perform other related tasks. We are actively searching for *Warehouse Workers*. To join our team....read more.
    TAP SERVICES  15 days ago

    Warehouse Associate
    BoxKnight - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  The position of Warehouse Associate entails picking up, sorting, and distributing packages to BoxKnight drivers. Job Overview*. Focusing on customer service....read more.
    BoxKnight  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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Blue Haven Farm
    2046 Idiens Way, Comox, BC V9N 3Y9
    250-334-7964
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Clingan Blueberry Farm
    24576 32 Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 2J5
    604-534-7360
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Apples, Seasonal Fruits, Nursery Plants
    Hoodoo Ranch
    9730 Hwy 8, Spences Bridge, BC V0K 2L0
    250-458-2441
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Nursery Plants, Bedding Plants, Trees, Blueberries
    Maan Farms
    790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7N4
    604-864-5723
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries
    North Arm Farm
    1888 Sea to Sky Hwy 99, Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0
    604-894-5379
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    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
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Gooseberries, Currants
    Vantreight Farms
    8277 Central Saanich Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1T7
    250-652-7777
    [email protected]
    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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