• 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.


    Canada Job Listings:
    Jobs 2 thru 26 of 11066 results.

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    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  11 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

    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  3 days ago

    grain farm worker
    Monette Farms Ltd. - Swift Current, SK
    Job Description:  Specific Skills Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops Perform general farm duties Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment Harvest crops Fertilize and…read more.
    Monette Farms Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Greenhouse worker
    Graham's Farm Market - Minden Hills, ON
    Job Description:  Grahams Farm Market is looking to hire a greenhouse manager and worker for the upcoming season. We are a sustainable tomato farm located in Minden, Ontario…read more.
    Graham's Farm Market  9 days ago

    egg packer - farm
    Atlantic Poultry Inc. - Berwick, NS
    Job Description:  Type of Farm Operations Poultry and egg production Transportation/Travel Information Own transportation Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Fast-paced…read more.
    Atlantic Poultry Inc.  4 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 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 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

    Farm Worker
    Two Beets Farm - L'ange Gardien, QC
    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  4 days ago

    Seasonal Environment and Wildlife Monitoring
    Arctic Canadian Diamond Company - Northwest Territories
    Job Description:  Assist full time staff and contractors with daily field work for seasonal environmental and wildlife monitoring programs.read more.
    Arctic Canadian Diamond Company  16 days ago

    Warehouse Jobs
    Giftcraft - Brampton, ON
    Job Description:  Secondary school diploma or relevant work experience. Working in any of our *Warehouse Jobs* will require you to understand and commit to our safety guidelines,…read more.
    Giftcraft  6 hours 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  17 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

    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.  8 days ago

    Magasinier (Warehouse Attendant- Montreal)
    General Motors - Canada
    Job Description:  High school diploma or GED required. Must be willing to work occasional overtime before or after shift, as well as the occasional weekend.read more.
    General Motors  4 hours 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  12 days ago

    Grain Farm Worker
    Delahey Acres Inc - Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, SK
    Job Description:  Applicants looking for Part-Time, Seasonal and Full-Time Careers all encouraged to apply. Potential to have 1A license and other relevant training provided and…read more.
    Delahey Acres Inc  12 days ago

    Manoeuvre aux champs
    Bunny Farm - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC
    Job Description:  Manoeuvre aux champs Fonctions L’employé effectuera la cueillette de fraises. Il cueillera les fruits ayant atteint la maturité et qui sont de bonne qualité,…read more.
    Bunny Farm  30+ days ago

    General Farm Worker
    Dr. Bee - Canada
    Job Description:  Keeping the farm property clean and orderly. This seasonal position works from February 15 to October 15 with approximately 40 hours of work per week.read more.
    Dr. Bee  30+ days ago

    Cow/Calf Farm Position
    Agricultural Employment Canada - Claresholm, AB
    Job Description:  Most of the work needed on the cattle side with some limited farm and field work. Seeking experience with calving and cattle health mainly.read more.
    Agricultural Employment Canada  30+ days ago

    Picker and Packer
    921964 Ontario Limited o/a Maximum Signs - Pontypool, ON
    Job Description:  High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Working at Maximum Signs can provide you with a steady job, competitive compensation and benefits.read more.
    921964 Ontario Limited o/a Maximum Signs  4 days ago

    farm hand
    Sogeporc Inc. - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC - new
    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.  1 day ago

    Packer
    TriSon Farms - Kingsville, ON
    Job Description:  Experienced in packing or greenhouse labour is an asset. Lift, carry and move one or more boxes at a time. Kingsville, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate…read more.
    TriSon Farms  18 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

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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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