• 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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    Jobs 2 thru 26 of 10990 results.

    Farm Labourer
    Zelaney Farms - Coldstream, BC - new
    Job Description:  ZELANEY F ARMS requires a farm labourer for the ha r vesting, washing and pack a ging of vegetable crops. P osition starts immedi a tely and must be a vailable...read more.
    Zelaney Farms  1 day ago

    Seasonal Industrial Services Labourers (98UF)
    Clean Harbors - Fort McMurray, AB
    Job Description:  Our Fort McKay, AB (98UF) location is currently looking for Seasonal Industrial Services Labourers to join the team. Who We Are....read more.
    Clean Harbors  4 days ago

    Casual Customer Service Representative - GTA Retail Service Centre
    LCBO - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Casual Customer Service Representative - GTA Retail Service Centre - Mississauga Our Mississauga GTA Service Centre provides customer service excellence inread more.
    LCBO  30+ days ago

    Customer Service Representatives (Casual - Seasonal)
    Scholastic Canada Ltd. - Markham, ON
    Job Description:  Several positions are available in our Inbound Call Centre for experienced Customer Service Representatives. *RESPONSIBILITIES* These positions will promptlyread more.
    Scholastic Canada Ltd.  26 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

    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  4 days ago

    Entry Level Pharmacist
    MMJ Total Health Care - Vernon, BC
    Job Description:  _proper education completed to be a pharmacist in British Columbia Canada_. _Vernon British Columbia_. _MMJ Total Health Care has been rated the number #1...read more.
    MMJ Total Health Care  5 days ago

    Part-Time Permanent Hotel Room Attendant
    Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa - Ottawa, ON - new
    Job Description:  Picking up debris and emptying trash containers. Join The Winning Team At Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa!*....read more.
    Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa  3 days ago

    Part-Time Student Research Assistant
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Ottawa, ON - new
    Job Description:  The job is located at the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa (960 Carling Avenue). Our research team studies the links between agriculture and environment....read more.
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada  3 days ago

    Full Time Milker and Calf Feeders
    London Dairy Farms - London, ON
    Job Description:  Large herd dairy farm requires full time milkers and calf feeders. Farm experience is an asset but not a requirement.Must live within driving distance....read more.
    London Dairy Farms  23 days ago

    Office Admin / Customer Service Representative
    Clean Cut Energy Corp. - Guelph, ON
    Job Description:  Picking up and processing mail, performing banking, administrative, assembling mailing invoices and organizing various maintenance and data management processes...read more.
    Clean Cut Energy Corp.  24 days ago

    Labourer
    Willbros Canada - Acheson, AB - new
    Job Description:  Picking up pipe supports and any garbage along pipeline route once construction is finished. Pipeline labourers assist skilled tradespersons and perform...read more.
    Willbros Canada  3 days ago

    Greenhouse supervisor
    Lufa Farms - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  _Lufa Farms Job Description_*. We are currently looking for a supervisor for our Ahuntsic greenhouse, located in Montreal....read more.
    Lufa Farms  30+ days ago

    Ramp Attendant (Ground Handling)
    North Cariboo Air - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  North Cariboo Air is a private charter airline providing service to Northern Alberta and British Columbia. Role and Responsibilities*....read more.
    North Cariboo Air  30+ days ago

    Labourer
    Hazelwood Construction Services Inc. - Nanaimo, BC
    Job Description:  With a head office in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, Hazelwood completes exciting and challenging projects in both public and private sectors throughout the...read more.
    Hazelwood Construction Services Inc.  30+ days ago

    Student Info Support 4 (Gr7)
    University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC - new
    Job Description:  The Student Services - Field Education Administrative Assistant provides complex and accurate information to current students, prospective students,read more.
    University of British Columbia  1 day ago

    Farm Worker
    Longview Farms Ltd. - Saanichton, BC
    Job Description:  We are a local farm currently looking for people to join our team. No Experience Necessary....read more.
    Longview Farms Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Junior Hydrogeologist / Water Resources Technician
    Hatfield Consultants - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Appropriate qualifications for work in British Columbia and Alberta, and a driver’s license. As part of the dynamic Hatfield team, the Junior Hydrogeologist...read more.
    Hatfield Consultants  30+ days ago

    Airline Ramp Attendant (3 month contract)
    Porter Airlines Inc. - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles), Pittsburgh and has seasonal flights to Mt....read more.
    Porter Airlines Inc.  24 days ago

    General Farm Worker
    Hacienda Santa Maria Farm - Schomberg, ON
    Job Description:  General maintenance the farm. Hacienda Santa Maria Paso Fino Horse Farm – Schomberg, ON. Full-time general helper is needed for a Paso Fino Horse farm....read more.
    Hacienda Santa Maria Farm  30+ days ago

    Team Lead
    NAIT - Edmonton, AB - new
    Job Description:  Seasonal layoff may occur during summer months. This successful candidate for this position become the Team Lead for Bytes, a location that oversees several...read more.
    NAIT  1 day ago

    Farm Worker, Vegetables
    Harvest Farm - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Farm Worker, Vegetables Employer: Harvest Farm Location: 250 Con 2 King TWP RR1, Kettleby, ON Number of positions: 3 The successful applicant will be able to...read more.
    Harvest Farm  30+ days ago

    mushroom farm worker
    All Seasons Mushrooms Inc. - Langley, BC
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment; No degree, certificate or diploma ....read more.
    All Seasons Mushrooms Inc.  8 days ago

    Warehouse Worker - PM Shift
    Bunzl Canada - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  Maintains and services battery on assigned picking machine every two weeks or as required. This position will be responsible for accurately picking and wrapping...read more.
    Bunzl Canada  19 days ago

    Research Associate
    University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  UBC EOAS seeks a research associate in the area of fugitive natural gas and CO2 in aquifers in relation to energy resource development and geo-engineeringread more.
    University of British Columbia  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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