• 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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    General Farm Labourer
    Bauer Farms Ltd - Lake Lenore, SK
    Job Description:  We are a 3000 acre family grain farm looking for a seasonal full time farm hand. General farm labour. Understanding of long farm hours in high season, grain...read more.
    Bauer Farms Ltd  18 days ago

    $14 Light Labour Position
    Top Choice Employment - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  *Job Summary* - Scanning items using scanner - Picking orders - light lifting (5 Lbs) *Responsibilities and Duties* - but be legal to work in Canada (No...read more.
    Top Choice Employment  24 days ago

    General Labour/ Light labour position
    Top Choice Employment - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  *Job Summary* - Using Scanner to scan items - Picking orders *Qualifications and Skills* - no criminal record - must be legal to work in Canada (No Cash...read more.
    Top Choice Employment  24 days ago

    Warehouse Order picker / Shipping Receiving
    Infinite Cables - Markham, ON
    Job Description:  As part of our team, the position would entail performing shipping duties including picking and packing orders....read more.
    Infinite Cables  30+ days ago

    apiary worker
    Sun Parlor Honey - Cottam, ON
    Job Description:  Farm truck Experience. No degree, certificate or diploma Equipment and Machinery Experience....read more.
    Sun Parlor Honey  10 days ago

    Toronto Blue Jays - 2018 Seasonal Hiring - Various Roles
    Rogers Communications - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  These are seasonal roles based on the baseball schedule running from approximately March - November 2018. At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a...read more.
    Rogers Communications  30+ days ago

    Dairy Farm Worker
    Matt and Sharon Coffey - Arthur, ON
    Job Description:  We are filling a position at our tie stall dairy farm. We are willing to train....read more.
    Matt and Sharon Coffey  12 days ago

    Seasonal Crop Scout
    Nutrien - Central Butte, SK
    Job Description:  Having a farm background is advantageous but not necessary. Seasonal Crop Scout, Central Butte, SK – 5 Month Term....read more.
    Nutrien  16 days ago

    Seasonal Crop Scout
    Crop Production Services - Central Butte, SK
    Job Description:  Seasonal Crop Scout. Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions Persons looking for a challenging summer experience that...read more.
    Crop Production Services  30+ days ago

    Guest Service Agent (Summer 2018)
    Cathedral Mountain Lodge - Field
    Job Description:  Seasonal commitment required from May 18, 2018 – October 7, 2018 (TBC),. Located in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Cathedral Mountain offers a...read more.
    Cathedral Mountain Lodge  10 days ago

    General Labour/ Warehouse Associate
    Around the Clock - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Must be committed to working all hours of seasonal employment. This is a seasonal opportunity with the potential to be hired on full time....read more.
    Around the Clock  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Helper (FT & PT)
    Tepperman's - Windsor, ON
    Job Description:  Picking and staging product for outbound shuttles. You will be responsible for:....read more.
    Tepperman's  15 days ago

    farm worker
    JMG CARRIER LTD - Surrey, BC
    Job Description:  Job requirements Languages English Education No degree, certificate or diploma Experience No experience Type of Crops Blueberries Work Site Environment...read more.
    JMG CARRIER LTD  12 days ago

    Summer 2018 Student/Co-Op Positions: TELUS CBB
    TELUS Communications - Burnaby, BC
    Job Description:  Must be able to travel across British Columbia and Alberta. TELUS is a great place to work....read more.
    TELUS Communications  12 days ago

    6+ Warehouse Helpers Needed - General Labour Strong Workers
    Provalue Group Inc. - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Storing, picking, and packing orders. We are hiring 6 more warehouse helpers....read more.
    Provalue Group Inc.  30 days ago

    Various Clerical and Data Entry Positions
    Government of Canada - Canada
    Job Description:  Calgary (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Surrey (British Columbia), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Fredericton (New Brunswick), St....read more.
    Government of Canada  11 days ago

    General Labour (close to Yorkdale Mall, Toronto)
    Stephenson's Rental Services - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Assisting of Drivers in safely loading, delivering and picking up temporary fencing rented and/or sold to customers....read more.
    Stephenson's Rental Services  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Greenhouse Work Opportunity
    Van Noort Bulb Company - Catharine, ON
    Job Description:  Seasonal Greenhouse Work. We grow locally at our farms in St. Catharine’s ON, Abbotsford and Langley BC, distribute through our locations in Ontario and British...read more.
    Van Noort Bulb Company  4 days ago

    Front Desk Concierge
    Rideau Retirement Residence - Burnaby, BC
    Job Description:  We are one of Canada’s largest owners and operators of seniors’ living, with 54 high-quality seniors’ residences in Ontario and British Columbia comprising...read more.
    Rideau Retirement Residence  18 days ago

    Greenhouse Worker/General Labour
    Mucci Farms Ltd. - Kingsville, ON
    Job Description:  Mucci Farms is looking for hard working, dependable people to work Monday-Saturday; Looking for full time employment?...read more.
    Mucci Farms Ltd.  30 days ago

    Parks Summer Student & Youth Seasonal Positions 2018
    City of Mississauga - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Litter picking and planned garbage/recycling collection and disposal in parks; Love the outdoors?...read more.
    City of Mississauga  30+ days ago

    dairy farm worker
    Henria Holsteins Inc. - Conn, ON - new
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment; No degree, certificate or diploma Experience....read more.
    Henria Holsteins Inc.  3 days ago

    Dairy Farm Worker
    Century Oak Dairy Farm - New Hamburg, ON
    Job Description:  And other farm related work as needed. A farm in the New Hamburg area is looking for a full time employee. 40+ hours per week available....read more.
    Century Oak Dairy Farm  5 days ago

    Delivery Driver/Warehouse Worker
    Kalimera Foods and Distributing Ltd. - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Delivering outdoors in all seasonal weather. Are you an experienced driver who is physically fit and enjoys providing excellent customer service?...read more.
    Kalimera Foods and Distributing Ltd.  15 days ago

    Dairy Farm Worker
    Wilfed Westerveld Farm - Dunnville, ON
    Job Description:  Keen and enthusiastic individuals required for milking and animal care. Part time and or full time possibilities. Wages dependent on abilities and experience...read more.
    Wilfed Westerveld Farm  24 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
    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
    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
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Pumpkins, Blueberries, Christmas Trees, Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fruits
    ASH Berry Farm
    3210 Royston Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9R3
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Bear Hill Blueberry Farm
    5939 Bear Hill Rd, Victoria, BC V9E 2J3
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Blue Haven Farm
    2046 Idiens Way, Comox, BC V9N 3Y9
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Clingan Blueberry Farm
    24576 32 Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 2J5
    Harvest Time: May - September
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Covert Farms Organics
    38614 107th St, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Peaches, Apples, Strawberries, Blueberries, Seasonal Fruits
    Hanna & Hanna Orchards
    3181 11th Ave NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 2S8
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Apples, Seasonal Fruits, Nursery Plants
    Hoodoo Ranch
    9730 Hwy 8, Spences Bridge, BC V0K 2L0
    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
    Harvest Time: Year Round
    Main Crops: Nursery Plants, Bedding Plants, Trees, Blueberries
    Maan Farms
    790 McKenzie Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7N4
    Harvest Time: March - November
    Main Crops: Blueberries, Strawberries, Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fruits
    McClintock’s Farm
    3419 Dove Creek Rd, Courtenay, BC V9J 1P3
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Blueberries
    No. 5 BlueBerry Farm
    7040 No.5 Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 2V2
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Organic Blueberries
    North Arm Farm
    1888 Sea to Sky Hwy 99, Pemberton, BC V0N 2L0
    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
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Cherries, Apples, Tomatoes, Peppers, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Rondriso Farms
    8390 172nd St, Surrey, BC V4N 3G4
    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
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Lavender, Garlic, Apples, Pumpkins, Honey, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Surrey Farms
    5180 152nd St, Surrey, BC V3S 0L2
    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
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Gooseberries, Currants
    Vantreight Farms
    8277 Central Saanich Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1T7
    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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