• 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 Workers
    Khosa Farms Ltd. - Surrey, BC
    Job Description:  Basic farm knowledge, usually obtained from working on a family farm, may be required for employment. Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment....read more.
    Khosa Farms Ltd.  10 days ago

    Postal Clerk - Holiday Season
    Canada Post - Richmond, BC
    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  13 days ago

    International Marketing and Recruitment Assistant
    Langara College - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Knowledge of the British Columbia post-secondary education system including the rules, regulations, procedures and policies governing the admission of students...read more.
    Langara College  6 days ago

    Production Worker
    Garaga Inc. - Barrie, ON
    Job Description:  Please note that this is seasonal and lay off usually occurs in November or December. We are seeking additional Production Workers for our garage door...read more.
    Garaga Inc.  27 days ago

    Online English Teacher-Remote Position
    EF Education First - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Teach English Online with EF Work Remotely, Reach out to the World As the official language services provider for the Beijing, Sochi and Rio Olympic Games, EF...read more.
    EF Education First  8 days ago

    Administrative Assistant full time
    Advanced Seal - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Salary: $25.00/Hourly Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent Language: English Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible Minimum Education: High School...read more.
    Advanced Seal  11 days ago

    Distribution Center Seasonal Contract
    Best Buy - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Picking, sorting and properly documenting orders as per operating procedure. Brampton Best Buy Distribution Center is hiring Seasonal Contract for the following...read more.
    Best Buy  29 days ago

    Ranch/Maintenance Worker
    Terracana Ranch Resort - Valemount, BC
    Job Description:  *Job Duties & Responsibilities: * Routine feeding & daily care livestock, breeding/foaling & emergency medical care horses, feeder cattle management, haying,read more.
    Terracana Ranch Resort  23 days ago

    Warehouse Worker (Order Picker)
    Weston Foods Canada - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Responsible for loading/unloading trucks and picking orders/transferring products; Previous order picking and shipping experience is an asset;...read more.
    Weston Foods Canada  26 days ago

    Shipper and Receiver - Day Shift
    LSS Services - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Responsible for receiving, storing, picking, verification, shipping, and other various duties as assigned to ensure the full and efficient operation of the set...read more.
    LSS Services  4 days ago

    Shipper and Receiver
    AB Catalytic - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  A great opportunity has become available to join our team as full time days Shipper/Receiver. Located conveniently at Dixie & 401 in Mississauga. In this roleread more.
    AB Catalytic  7 days ago

    Coordinator, School & Family Programmes
    Toronto International Film Festival - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Coach and evaluate seasonal staff. The Coordinator, School & Family Programmes will oversee and support all artist educators, seasonal staff and activity...read more.
    Toronto International Film Festival  4 days ago

    Shipper and Receiver- Cold Storage
    Mario's Gelati - Vancouver, BC - new
    Job Description:  Picking orders according to invoice, ensuring accuracy of picked products and providing to customers/drivers....read more.
    Mario's Gelati  3 days ago

    Warehouse Support
    Mama Earth Organics - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  We’re a socially motivated business that partners with local organic farms, suppliers and like-minded local businesses....read more.
    Mama Earth Organics  30+ days ago

    Park Maintenance Worker
    Parks West Enterprise - Anmore, BC
    Job Description:  Buntzen Lake is accepting resumes for a part-time seasonal park maintenance worker (between 8 and 30 hours/week)....read more.
    Parks West Enterprise  18 days ago

    Greenhouse Aide, occasional basis (Laval/Montreal)
    Lufa Farms - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  *Position: * Entry-level *Summary: * As an on-call Greenhouse Aide you are responsible for taking out a crop, cleaning the crop area, and planting a new cropread more.
    Lufa Farms  30+ days ago

    Sales Associate
    Spirit Halloween - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Are you looking for a fun exciting seasonal job? Spirit Halloween is back!! Working for Spirit will be fun challenging, fast paced as well as rewarding !! We...read more.
    Spirit Halloween  30+ days ago

    Casual Instructor - Family and Community Counselling Program
    NEC Native Education College - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  NEC Native Education College is the largest private Aboriginal College in BC, working with First Nations and Aboriginal organizations to deliver programs in...read more.
    NEC Native Education College  6 days ago

    Food and Beverage Server
    Mountain Park Lodges - Jasper, AB
    Job Description:  This position requires some shift work, and is a seasonal position that could lead to a year-round opportunity for the right individual....read more.
    Mountain Park Lodges  11 days ago

    IMMEDIATE POSITIONS FOR GENERAL LABOURER
    Interlinx Employment Solutions - Scarborough, ON
    Job Description:  *Interlinx Employment Solutions is the recruiting partner for many warehouses and manufacturing factories for Full Time/ Part Time positions.* *Shiftsread more.
    Interlinx Employment Solutions  19 days ago

    Shipping and Receiving
    Nossack Food Group , Red Deer, Alberta - Red Deer, AB
    Job Description:  *Receiver- Shipper (Warehouse Personnel)* *Job Posting # 011* For more information about the company and position please visit www.nossack.com *Posting Date* read more.
    Nossack Food Group , Red Deer, Alberta  12 days ago

    Egg Farm Hand
    Greens Eggs and Ham - Leduc County, AB
    Job Description:  General Farm projects (15%). The farm is currently upgrading facilities and expanding the business. We are looking for an individual help with all aspects of...read more.
    Greens Eggs and Ham  28 days ago

    Warehouse Worker (11:00am to 7:30pm Shift)
    NAPA Auto Parts - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Responsible for order fulfillment including the accurate and timely picking of merchandise for delivery. HIT THE ROAD WITH US!...read more.
    NAPA Auto Parts  14 days ago

    Part Time Position: Case Manager, Burnaby, British Columbia
    Neil Squire - Burnaby, BC - new
    Job Description:  Part Time Position: Case Manager Neil Squire Society, Burnaby, BC Neil Squire Society is a Canadian national not-for-profit organization that providesread more.
    Neil Squire  3 days ago

    Prep Cook & Galley Assistant
    Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises & Trolleys - Kingston, ON
    Job Description:  We are not able to accept phone inquiries about seasonal hiring. We are a seasonal business and require a commitment from May to November for all positions....read more.
    Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises & Trolleys  12 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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