• Newfoundland and Labrador Farm Work - Harvest and Seasonal Jobs

    Composed of the island Newfoundland and a large mainland, Labrador, the combination makes up a province in easterly Canada. Though the region lacks fertile soil and maintains short growing seasons, agriculture in Newfoundland and Labrador continues to steadily expand. Aquaculture also thrives in the coastal province with cod and shellfish (crab and shrimp) reigning supreme in the market. Poultry, dairy, local vegetables, fruits, and wild berries act as primary commodities in the relatively listless marketplace. The industry yields approximately $500 million CAD annually in sales. To meet demands, over 6,500 employees work directly and indirectly in agriculture. Employment hunters readily acquire job titles of migrant worker, picker, dairyman, general laborer, and fisherman.

    The region remains home to roughly 550 farmsteads, which accounts for less than one percent of the nearly 230,000 farms in Canada. Each operation averages about 160 acres of land, with the whole industry utilizing around 90,000 acres. Specifically, cropland used for field crops, vegetables, fruits, nursery, and sod accounts for a little more than 22,500 acres. Approximately seven percent of farms report organic production with close to 50 certified establishments. Corn and barley occupy more than 1,800 areas of terrain. About 6,000 head of dairy cows reside in Newfoundland and Labrador. Other livestock and alternative animals include sheep and lambs, mink, and foxes.

    Resting in northeastern North America, Newfoundland and Labrador occupy two separate geographical regions. Together, the provincial territories absorb about four percent of the total land area in Canada. A mixture of mineral soils, bogs, rock outcrops, barrens, and bodies of water appear in Newfoundland. Very coarse and stony soil inhabits upland barrens, while boreal forests spread out across the land. Favorable agricultural conditions appear along elevated ridges, coastal lowlands, and river terraces. Labrador consists of islands, coves, fjords, barrens, and river valleys. Broadly, Newfoundland boasts a humid continental climate influenced by the sea. On the other hand, Southern Labrador maintains a subarctic climate and Northern Labrador receives classification as a polar tundra. The regions experience temperatures as chilling as -27 degree Celsius in January and as warm as 23 degrees Celsius in July.

    In the agricultural industry, job seekers frequently find entry-level employment on a seasonal to year-round basis. Glenview Farm in St. John's routinely looks for multiple aspirants to fill dairy farm work opportunities. With only one to six months of experience required, individuals earn attractive salary packages of $12.50 CAD an hour. Employees operate and maintain farm machinery, feed animals, clean stables, milk cows, and write daily progress reports. Physically demanding positions require 60- to 70-hour work weeks and heavy, repetitive lifting. Another farm, J & C Sod Farm in Bay Bulls, also hires applicants on a seasonal basis to assist with planting and harvesting crops, cleaning stables, and managing livestock and poultry. The opportunities pay almost $11.00 CAD an hour and offer staff suitable accommodations. Common of openings, candidates should demonstrate flexibility, the ability to work in teams, and stay well-organized.

    Thousands of staff members ensure the success of the agricultural industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. Demands for farm laborers, dairymen, aquaculture technicians, pickers, migrant workers, machine operators, and managers lend to a flourishing field. Typical pay rates for entry-level job titles begin at $10.00 to $13.00 CAD and may include room and board accommodations. Aspirants should arrive in person to farms local in the area and speak directly with management or owners. A polished resume highlighting experience and related skill sets goes a long way in securing interviews. Occasionally, contenders may locate positions online and send resumes via email or submit an online application form.


    Canada Job Listings:
    Jobs 2 thru 26 of 15808 results.

    farm worker, fruit
    G.P. Sandher Holdings Ltd - Kelowna, BC
    Job Description:  Equipment and Machinery Experience Fruit harvester Type of Crops Apples Cherries Specific Skills Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops Harvest crops Work Site…read more.
    G.P. Sandher Holdings Ltd  10 days ago

    Farm Worker
    Two Beets Farm - L'ange Gardien, QC - new
    Job Description:  Access to a weekly basket of vegetables from the farm ($25 worth). L'Ange-Gardien, QC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred).read more.
    Two Beets Farm  3 days ago

    FRUIT FARM LABOURER
    Ricciardelli Orchards Ltd. - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
    Job Description:  Starting March 2022 to September 2022, seasonal full-time positions for tender stone fruit and strawberry farm. No degree, diploma or certificate required.read more.
    Ricciardelli Orchards Ltd.  7 days ago

    Farm Forman
    Agricultural Employment Canada - Fort Macleod, AB - new
    Job Description:  Milking. Cow and calf health care. Hoof trimming. Feeding, bedding and cleaning. Heat detection. Hauling manure. Mixing rations. Field work, seeding and…read more.
    Agricultural Employment Canada  2 days ago

    worker, farm
    Kirandeep Kaur Sekhon, Baljit Kaur Dhaliwal - Oliver, BC
    Job Description:  Type of Farm Operations Fruit and vegetable combination farming Type of Crops Apples Security and Safety Bondable Work Site Environment Outdoors Wet/damp…read more.
    Kirandeep Kaur Sekhon, Baljit Kaur Dhaliwal  11 days ago

    General Farm Workers
    NORTHERN CHERRIES INC. - Kelowna, BC
    Job Description:  Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal. Successful applicants must be physically capable of working in a fast-paced environment under pressure with tight deadlines.read more.
    NORTHERN CHERRIES INC.  30+ days ago

    Farm Worker - Vegetables
    Bantry Bay Farm - Bayside, NB
    Job Description:  Any applicant must be able to work outdoors and be comfortable working in a kneeling or squatting position. Part-time hours: 24 per week.read more.
    Bantry Bay Farm  9 days ago

    vegetable packer - farm
    Armstrong Top Pack - Leamington, ON
    Job Description:  Additional Skills Clean work area Weight Handling Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs) Transportation/Travel Information Own transportation Public transportation is not…read more.
    Armstrong Top Pack  23 days ago

    Herdsman/woman General Farm Labour
    Yaqan nukiy Farms (Lower Kootenay Band) - Creston, BC - new
    Job Description:  Operate and maintain farm equipment. Operating and maintaining farm machinery. The Beef Cow/Calf Herdsman (the “employee”), under the guidance of the…read more.
    yaqan nukiy Farms (Lower Kootenay Band)  3 days ago

    Part-Time Warehouse Order Picker - Winnipeg
    PepsiCo - Winnipeg, MB - new
    Job Description:  Previous operations experience (or similar) preferred but not required. The Warehouse Order Picker will be required to ensure the accuracy of the orders that…read more.
    PepsiCo  1 day ago

    Farm Worker (NOC 8431)
    Circle D Ranch - Ibex Valley, YT
    Job Description:  For the haskap berry picking season you will assist with managing Upickers and wwoofers. Ibex Valley, YT Full Time.read more.
    Circle D Ranch  30+ days ago

    Farm Worker
    Kent Farm Supplies - Blenheim, ON
    Job Description:  Full time, seasonal position from March until December. Bovine grooming and monitoring health and well being of each bovine on the farm.read more.
    Kent Farm Supplies  16 days ago

    Farm Labourer
    Kokanee Fruit Company, Ltd. - Creston, BC
    Job Description:  The Kokanee Fruit Company Ltd. is seeking 2 seasonal full-time farm workers for a minimum of 30 hours of work per week. Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal.read more.
    Kokanee Fruit Company, Ltd.  26 days ago

    labourer, farm
    Diane Janssens - Appin, ON
    Job Description:  Other vegetables and melon farming (except potato). Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops.read more.
    Diane Janssens  11 days ago

    Picking Room Assistant
    PEETERS MUSHROOM FARM - Chatham-Kent, ON
    Job Description:  Ensure safe and proper loading of harvested mushrooms onto pallets or carts. The Picking Room Assistant is responsible for transporting the harvested mushrooms…read more.
    PEETERS MUSHROOM FARM  8 days ago

    Farm Hand/Labourer
    Stadnyk Farms - Bruno, SK
    Job Description:  Duties would include but not limited to: daily feeding and chores of cow herd, processing and herd health, hauling livestock and grain, operating tractors and…read more.
    Stadnyk Farms  9 days ago

    Seasonal Farm Workers
    Agricultural Employment Canada - Keremeos, BC
    Job Description:  Duties Operate farm equipment in orchard Harvest fruit Administer pesticides. Fertilizer, etc Pruning of trees Educational Requirements None Experience…read more.
    Agricultural Employment Canada  30+ days ago

    Picking & Packing Team
    Inspired Go - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  The job would require you to be available for 6 - 9 hour shifts starting at 9am. We are flexible with days off and provide healthy lunches every day.read more.
    Inspired Go  30+ days ago

    Fruit farm workers
    David Kish - Kelowna, BC
    Job Description:  Work includes apple picking ,pruning,thinning and general labour! Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal. Must be capable of physically demanding work and be able to…read more.
    David Kish  11 days ago

    general labourer - farm
    LRHM - New Norway, AB - new
    Job Description:  Equipment and Machinery Experience Tractor Tillage equipment Swather Seed drill Planting equipment Manure spreader Haying equipment Farm truck Type of Farm…read more.
    LRHM  2 days ago

    Park Attendant
    Yukon Government - Watson Lake, YT - new
    Job Description:  This is a reoccurring seasonal position that enjoys leave benefits as well as extended health care options. Park Attendants play a vital role in our program by…read more.
    Yukon Government  3 days ago

    Farm Forepersons
    Agricultural Employment Canada - Silver Valley, AB
    Job Description:  We can provide you with no cost housing on the farm and the tools necessary to do your work well. Seeking persons that can live in Northern Rural area and have…read more.
    Agricultural Employment Canada  30+ days ago

    Farm Workers
    Canadian Nectar Products - Montague, PE
    Job Description:  Remove weak, diseased, or dead trees. Maintain, clean, and store farm tools after use. Prune trees, including removal of shoots with white tips (mildew).read more.
    Canadian Nectar Products  17 months ago

    farm hand
    Sogeporc Inc. - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
    Job Description:  Type of Farm Operations Hog and pig farming Specific Skills Feed and tend animals Clean stables, barns, barnyards and pens Monitoring animal health Work…read more.
    Sogeporc Inc.  11 hours ago

    Farm Labourer
    Ontario Popping Corn Company - Walsingham, ON
    Job Description:  Protocol will be followed on the farm by proper sanitization practices for themselves and the area that they are working in. Pay is minimum wage 15.00 per hour.read more.
    Ontario Popping Corn Company  24 days ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc in or near Newfoundland regions

    Note: The information below is simply a list of farms, growers, or orchards in the Newfoundland 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.

    Campbellton Berry Farm
    Campbellton, NL A0G 1L0
    709-261-2739
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries
    GROWDAT Farms
    Rt 80, Heart’s Content, NL A0B 1Z0
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Hay, Strawberries, Seasonal Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables
    Lomond’s U-Pick
    Steady Brook Province, NL A2H 2N2
    709-634-6456
    Harvest Time: May - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries
    The Organic Farm
    42 Churchill's Rd, Portugal Cove-St. Phillip's, NL A1M 2P6
    709-895-2884
    [email protected]
    Harvest Time: May - October
    Main Crops: Beets, Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Seasonal Fruits
    Woodwy Berry Farms
    Reidsville, Deer Lake, NL A0K 2E0
    709-635-3409
    Harvest Time: May - September
    Main Crops: Seasonal Fruits

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