• 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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    Farm Hand/Labourer
    Toprock Farms Ltd. - Perth, ON
    Job Description:  Dairy Farm seeking reliable general farm labourer /dairy herdsperson. Operate and Maintain Farm Machinery and Equipment. Duties include but not limited to:read more.
    Toprock Farms Ltd.  5 days ago

    Seasonal Gift Basket Assembly & Packaging
    The Gift Group - Scarborough, ON - new
    Job Description:  \*\*This is a full time Seasonal position\*\**. We are looking for individuals who are creative and energetic. Packaging tasks are also part of the job.read more.
    The Gift Group  1 day ago

    Gift Basket Assembly & Packaging
    The Gift Group - Scarborough, ON
    Job Description:  \*\*This is a full time Seasonal position\*\**. We are looking for individuals who are creative and energetic. Packaging tasks are also part of the job.read more.
    The Gift Group  4 days ago

    Warehouse Operator
    AGRIS Co-operative Ltd - Cottam, ON
    Job Description:  Are you looking for a hands-on opportunity supporting local farms and farm families in your community to expand their participation in the Agri-Food Value Chain…read more.
    AGRIS Co-operative Ltd  13 days ago

    greenhouse worker
    Klassen Greenhouse Farms Inc. - Cottam, ON
    Job Description:  No degree, certificate or diploma. Up to 45 kg (100 lbs). Report signs of insect or disease damage. Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants.read more.
    Klassen Greenhouse Farms Inc.  30+ days ago

    Farm Labourer
    Hendrix Genetics Ltd. - St. George Brant, ON
    Job Description:  As a Farm Labourer you will be working with team members in egg collection, completing general barn duties which involves feeding and bedding, maintaining and…read more.
    Hendrix Genetics Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Horse care and barn worker full or part time
    Grass Stables - Greater Toronto Area, ON
    Job Description:  Grass Stables is looking to hire. We are a boarding facility located at 2000 Davis Drive West, King On. We offer a great working environment, quality equipment…read more.
    Grass Stables  14 days ago

    Contact Centre Associate
    The YMCA of Greater Toronto - Toronto, ON - new
    Job Description:  Flexibility regarding assigned work schedule (shifts will be afternoons and evenings, with seasonal summer weekend work). Knowledge of CLASS system is an asset.read more.
    The YMCA of Greater Toronto  3 days ago

    Farm Hand/Maintenance Person for Horse Farm
    Carousel Ridge Ltd - Sherwood Park, AB
    Job Description:  Busy horse farm is looking for a reliable person to work full time. Position is starting January 1 2020 and will finish June 30 2020 to cover a maternity leave.read more.
    Carousel Ridge Ltd  25 days ago

    farm manager
    Log Barn 1912 - Armstrong, BC
    Job Description:  Manage overall operation of farm. Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings. 2 years to less than 3 years. Automated manure handling or storage system.read more.
    Log Barn 1912  10 hours ago

    Temporary Holiday Market Booth Manager
    The G.O.o.D Sweets - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  This is a seasonal position with the possibility of being hired on as permanent staff afterward.⁠. Do you love the magic of the Holidays?!read more.
    The G.O.o.D Sweets  15 days ago

    General Production - Full Time - London, ON.
    Cargill - London, ON
    Job Description:  Execute day-to-day activities including but not limited to, cutting, packaging, picking, sorting & moving product. While performing the duties of.read more.
    Cargill  13 months ago

    CLERK I - PARKS
    City of Brampton - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Records applications and co-ordinates the recruitment of part time seasonal staff. Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton.read more.
    City of Brampton  7 days ago

    Intake Assistant
    MEOW Foundation - Calgary, AB
    Job Description:  Driving to and from veterinary appointments and foster homes, setting and picking up humane traps, receiving food and litter shipments and extra care and…read more.
    MEOW Foundation  27 days ago

    Seasonal Help - Printed Photo Products Group - Weekend Shifts
    FUJIFILM - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  We are currently accepting resumes for seasonal help working at the Fujifilm Canada location in Mississauga where we produce these fun and creative products…read more.
    FUJIFILM  30+ days ago

    farm manager
    King Cole Ducks Limited - Newmarket, ON
    Job Description:  Manage overall operation of farm. Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings. Secondary (high) school graduation certificate.read more.
    King Cole Ducks Limited  11 days ago

    Part Time Warehouse Worker
    Pet Valu - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  Mastery premiums for achieving and maintaining high picking standards. Select stock according to store order sheet picking and packing instructions.read more.
    Pet Valu  30+ days ago

    General Farm Labourer
    Gatzke Orchard - Lake Country, BC
    Job Description:  _Seasonal Farm Labourer beginning May 2020_. _\*Previous experience picking is an asset_. _Gatzke Orchard is a Heritage Farm located in Lake Country BC.read more.
    Gatzke Orchard  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Sales Associate (DAY TIME ONLY)
    Bath & Body Works (Squareone) - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  This is for a seasonal (contract) holiday sales associate starting Nov to January. We are looking for mature individuals who loves customer service.read more.
    Bath & Body Works (Squareone)  17 days ago

    farm supervisor
    Canadian Nature Roots LTD. - Stratford, PE
    Job Description:  Ensure farm safety and bio-security procedures are followed. Co-ordinate and supervise the work of general farm workers and harvesting labourers.read more.
    Canadian Nature Roots LTD.  30+ days ago

    Farm Worker/Labourer
    Foothills Nurseries LTD. - Indus, AB
    Job Description:  Outdoor Farm Work, Physically Fit Required. Related Farm Tasks, Straightening Trees and Staking. Seasonal From April to November 2020, Mon-Fri 44 Hours a week.read more.
    Foothills Nurseries LTD.  30+ days ago

    Part Time Seasonal Delivery Walkers
    UPS Canada - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  Is currently looking for *Seasonal Part-time Delivery Walkers *within the City of Edmonton and surrounding areas including St.read more.
    UPS Canada  11 days ago

    Associate Scientist - Drug Discovery
    Nuvis Technologies Inc. - Mississauga, ON
    Job Description:  Should be able to independently process Cryo-EM data including particle picking, 2D image classification, re-construction of 3-D images and refinement using…read more.
    Nuvis Technologies Inc.  18 days ago

    FRUIT FARM LABOURER
    RICCIARDELLI ORCHARDS LTD. - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
    Job Description:  Starting March 2020 to September 2020, seasonal full-time positions for tender stone fruit and strawberry farm. No degree, diploma or certificate required.read more.
    RICCIARDELLI ORCHARDS LTD.  30+ days ago

    manager, greenhouse
    Albuna Plant Farm - Cottam, ON
    Job Description:  No degree, certificate or diploma. Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.). Chemical application certificate or licence.read more.
    Albuna Plant Farm  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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