• Prince Edward Island Farm Work - Harvest and Seasonal Jobs

    Nicknamed the Garden Province due to its rich soil and abundant farms, Prince Edward Island's dominant industry is agriculture. There are nearly 1,500 crop and livestock farms on approximately 594,000 acres of land across the province. Potatoes represent the most plentiful crop, with 50% of the total agricultural yield, which equates to approximately $200 million CAD annually. Many PEI farms grow wheat, grain corn, oats, barley, and oilseed in rotation with potato crops. The province also produces a diverse array of fruits and vegetables.

    Located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island enjoys a milder climate than the Canadian mainland due to the warm waters off the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The spring, summer, and fall months make up the prime farming season, and a combination of warm summers and cool, wet winters create premium growing conditions.

    Prince Edward Island farmers generate a varied assortment of crops and raise several breeds of livestock. Blueberries are the most abundant fruit grown, along with strawberries, apples, raspberries, and cranberries. Vegetables also serve as important cash crops. Vegetables grown on local farms include carrots, cabbage, onions, and cauliflower. Forty percent of the island’s farms produce beef. Around 180 dairy farms operate on the island and range in size from 20 to 200 milk-producing cows.

    The island consists primarily of small farms; however, several commercial farms also operate there. Larger, modernized farms on Prince Edward Island utilize industrial farming techniques, while the smaller farms still require workers to perform picking jobs. The mix of small, family-owned and commercial farms ensures the availability of both entry-level farm jobs and work for skilled farming professionals. In fact, over three percent of the island's total population live on farms.

    Job seekers find both part-time and full-time employment. Fruit and vegetable pickers and canners are common entry-level jobs, and individuals filling these positions generally make $10.50 CAD in hourly wages. Common duties include sorting and packing fruits and vegetables and picking row and orchard crops. Workers also load and unload crates, farming supplies, and produce. Other agricultural jobs requiring additional training or schooling include agronomist, veterinarian, horticulturalist, truck driver, mechanic, and agricultural engineer.

    Individuals interested in filling careers in the farming industry should look to the apprenticeship program offered by the PEI Agriculture Sector Council. Funded by a grant, the apprenticeship teaches job hopefuls how to use and maintain farm equipment, food safety, and pesticides, with additional emphasis on soil and nutrient management as well as general farm management. Dedicated workers can visit the council's website to fill out online applications and begin careers in the Prince Edward Island agricultural industry.


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    Seasonal Worker
    The Basket Group - North York, ON
    Job Description:  Job involves picking orders, preparing gift baskets, Food packaging and warehouse assistance. No experience required, Training is provided....read more.
    The Basket Group  9 days ago

    Seasonal Worker
    The Baskets Group - North York, ON
    Job Description:  Job involves picking orders, preparing gift baskets, Food packaging and warehouse assistance. No experience required, Training is provided....read more.
    The Baskets Group  28 days ago

    Seasonal help leading to fulltime work in January
    Picnic Food - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Picnic Food is looking for experienced service happy people to work and help our customers get outstanding service. We will teach coffee, but can't teach how...read more.
    Picnic Food  13 days ago

    Warehouse Technician (Scarborough) $20.86/hour
    PepsiCo - Scarborough, ON
    Job Description:  Auto req ID: 155845BR Job Description PepsiCo Foods Canada (Frito Lay) is known for more than just our fun products and great brands. We've also got great...read more.
    PepsiCo  7 hours ago

    Gestionnaire de projet junior / Junior Project Manager
    Les Fermes Lufa / Lufa Farms - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Une poste incroyablement diverse, travaillant avec le chef de projet de Lufa sur des projets allant de la construction de nouvelles serres à la mise en œuvre...read more.
    Les Fermes Lufa / Lufa Farms  20 days ago

    Temporary Part-Time
    City of Windsor - Windsor, ON
    Job Description:  Mechanical floor cleaners and picking up refuse. Reporting to the Manager, WFCU & Recreation Facilities or designate, this position will be responsible for....read more.
    City of Windsor  13 days ago

    Citizen Services/ Passport Officer
    Government of Canada - Greater Toronto Area, ON
    Job Description:  TEMPORARY (Term, Seasonal, Casual employment) PERMANENT (Indeterminate) positions. A pool of qualified candidates will be created to staff full-time and part...read more.
    Government of Canada  7 hours ago

    PT Warehouse Technician ($20.21/hour)
    PepsiCo - Ottawa, ON
    Job Description:  Auto req ID: 156398BR Job Description PepsiCo Foods Canada (Frito Lay) is known for more than just our fun products and great brands. We've also got great...read more.
    PepsiCo  30+ days ago

    Assistant
    Erika Michelle Photography - Ottawa, ON
    Job Description:  Occasionally picking up lunch etc. Looking for a reliable responsible, hardworking part-time assistant for a photographer....read more.
    Erika Michelle Photography  8 days ago

    Sales Associate (SR - Seasonal)
    BC Liquor Stores - Masset, BC
    Job Description:  Seasonal Sales Associate. Seasonal Sales Associate - $16.54 per hour. Seasonal Sales Associates must be available from July 1 through Labour Day and/or December...read more.
    BC Liquor Stores  15 days ago

    Toronto Blue Jays - 2019 Seasonal Hiring - Various Roles
    Rogers Communications - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  These are seasonal roles based on the baseball and Rogers Centre events schedule running from approximately March - November 2019....read more.
    Rogers Communications  18 days ago

    Gift Basket Maker
    The Basket Group - North York, ON - new
    Job Description:  Job involves picking orders, preparing gift baskets,. Work requires lifting, standing for considerable length of time, constant movement....read more.
    The Basket Group  3 days ago

    Work-at-Home - Technical Support Associate - French and Bilingual French/English
    Sutherland - Work at Home
    Job Description:  These seasonal Full-Time positions are 100% work-from-home and are only available to residents of Canada....read more.
    Sutherland  25 days ago

    Picker/Packer & Warehouse Team Player
    Bargains Group - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  The Bargains Group Ltd 890 Caledonia Road Toronto, Ontario M6B 3Y1 Tel: 416-785-5655, 1-877-868-5655 Fax: 416-785-1647 Email: [email protected] Title:...read more.
    Bargains Group  30+ days ago

    Hudson's Bay Queen St. Sales & Stock Positions
    Hudson's Bay - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Seasonal Job Fair - Thursday December 6, 2018. We are looking for passionate adventurers for our seasonal roles in departments such as:. Hudson's Bay Queen St....read more.
    Hudson's Bay  12 days ago

    Customer Service/Order Processing
    Canada Care Medical - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Occasional hands-on picking, packing and shipping as required. We are seeking a full time Customer Service Representative to join our Customer Service/Order...read more.
    Canada Care Medical  4 days ago

    Distribution Centres - Warehouse Associate
    Aritzia - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Permanent, Seasonal, Part-Time and Full-Time . Process outbound product (think picking, packing, stock shipping to retail stores and eCommerce customers)....read more.
    Aritzia  30+ days ago

    Visitor Services Attendant II - Rouge National Urban Park
    Government of Canada - Scarborough, ON
    Job Description:  A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working...read more.
    Government of Canada  5 days ago

    Checker / Loader
    Agropur - Burnaby, BC
    Job Description:  The Warehouse Person performs a variety of warehouse related tasks in the cooler including the manually stacking of product, picking customer orders, rotating...read more.
    Agropur  9 days ago

    Clerk
    City of Brampton - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Records applications and co-ordinates the recruitment of part time seasonal staff. Reproting to the Supervisor, Parks Administration , performs clerical,...read more.
    City of Brampton  14 days ago

    TEMP SEASONAL - Smoothie prep and packaging associate
    Revive Organics - North York, ON
    Job Description:  Revive Organics is looking for hard-working, and responsible individuals for our seasonal full and part-time positions from November until Mid-January....read more.
    Revive Organics  30 days ago

    Holiday Staff
    The Sweet North Bakery - Thunder Bay, ON
    Job Description:  We need 3 Seasonal employees for our bakery and Intercity location. Please drop off a resume at our intercity location, located by the old sears store....read more.
    The Sweet North Bakery  25 days ago

    Team Child Care staff member
    Sunberries Child Care Centre - North Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Duties include picking up children from school and walking back to the centre, 5 minutes away. Looking for a Calm and Patient individual to work with another...read more.
    Sunberries Child Care Centre  26 days ago

    Seasonal Associate-CHAMPLAIN PLACE
    Bath & Body Works - Dieppe, NB
    Job Description:  Description The role of the Selling Associate supports and contributes to store productivity and profitability through customer service excellence, a...read more.
    Bath & Body Works  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Associate-Champlain Place
    Victoria's Secret - Dieppe, NB
    Job Description:  Seasonal associates assist in multiple areas of the store including setting floorsets and/or cleaning, processing, replenishing, cashiering, and selling....read more.
    Victoria's Secret  30+ days ago

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    Directory of Farms, Orchards, etc in or near Prince Edward Island regions

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

    Arlington Orchards
    Orchard Lane, Route 167, Arlington, PE C0B 1Y0
    902-831-2965
    Harvest Time: August - October
    Main Crops: Apples, Pears, Plums, and Pumpkins
    Balderston's Farm Market
    11057 Trans Canada Hwy, Stratford, PE C1B 2R5
    902-566-3276
    Harvest Time: June - October
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Blueberries
    Berry Patch
    11860 St Peters Rd, Mt Stewart, PE C0A 1T0
    902-676-2945
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, and Blueberries
    Blue Acre Farms
    15623 Route 14, RR 2, Tignish, PE C0B 2B0
    902-882-3410
    Harvest Time: August - September
    Main Crops: Blueberries
    Coffin’s Berry Farm
    2255 Dromore RD Rte. 21 / RR#3, Mount Stewart, PE C0A 1T0
    902-6762975
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Raspberries
    Howatt’s Fruit Farm
    Tyron Point Road, Route 10, Albany, PE C0B
    902-658-2170
    Harvest Time: July-October
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Apples
    I.C. Quality Produce
    Charlottetown, PE C1A
    902-961-2153
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries
    MacInnis Brothers Farms
    5775 St. Peters Rd - Rte. 2, RR 3, St. Peters Bay, PE C0A 2A0
    902-61-2599
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    MacPhee's Orchard
    Launching Road, Route 311, Woodville Mills, Cardigan, PE C0A 1G0
    902-583-3203
    Harvest Time: August - October
    Main Crops: Apples and Pumpkins
    Marten's Market
    4458 Murray Harbour Rd - Route 24, RR 3, Belfast, PE C0A 1A0
    902-651-2642
    Harvest Time: June - September
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Blueberries, and Raspberries
    Nabuurs Gardens
    4986 Hwy A a Macdonald, Lot 52, PE C0A
    902-838-4510
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Penny’s Farm and Garden
    5145 Trans-Canada Highway, Belfast, PE C0A 1A0
    902-659-2936
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Rennie’s U-pic
    Weldon Rennie RR #2 Elmsdale, PE C0B 1K0
    902-853-2667
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries
    Ray Stewarts Farm
    552 Keppoch Rd, Stratford, PE C1B 2T2
    902-569-3451
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries and Raspberries
    Veinot's Organic Gardens
    Route 216, Vernon Bridge, PE C0A
    902-651-2092
    Harvest Time: June - August
    Main Crops: Strawberries, Raspberries, and Seasonal Vegetables
    Wheatley’s Raspberries
    630 Suffolk Rd, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7J7
    902-566-5606
    Harvest Time: July - August
    Main Crops: Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, and Black Currants

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