• 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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    Platinum Produce - Blenheim, ON
    Job Description:  Additional Skills Clean work area Weight Handling Up to 9 kg (20 lbs) Type of Crops Bell peppers Tomatoes Work Site Environment Cold/refrigerated…read more.
    Platinum Produce  13 days ago

    Fruit Farm Worker
    Prica Global Enterprises Inc. - Waterloo, ON
    Job Description:  Comfortable working on feet and/or ladder for several hours per day in a variety of weather conditions. The Fruit Farm Worker will be responsible for planting,…read more.
    Prica Global Enterprises Inc.  19 days ago

    Farm Worker
    Vanco Farms - Mount Albion, PE
    Job Description:  Follow procedures for grading potatoes and/or tulips – inspect potatoes and/or tulips as they pass through. Comply with protocols for food safety.read more.
    Vanco Farms  28 days ago

    fruit or vegetable picker
    Thwaites Farms Ltd. - Langton, ON
    Job Description:  Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies and farm produce, livestock and poultry. Up to 23 kg (50 lbs). Pick row and orchard crops.read more.
    Thwaites Farms Ltd.  30+ days ago

    Seasonal - Labourer - Camp & Flights
    Bouchier - Fort McMurray, AB
    Job Description:  Ability to lift 50 pounds or more. CSTS and OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018) or CSO (Common Safety…read more.
    Bouchier  7 days ago

    Sales Associates, Montreal
    ZARA - Montréal, QC
    Job Description:  Deliver a high level of customer service. Support the cash desk and delivery teams. Understand and be passionate about the latest fashion trends.read more.
    ZARA  30+ days ago

    Stockroom Associates, Toronto
    ZARA - Toronto, ON
    Job Description:  As a Stockroom Assistant, you are responsible for the day to day operations of the stockroom organisation. Product delivery and organization tasks.read more.
    ZARA  30+ days ago

    Cashier/Sales
    Spirit Halloween - Saanich, BC
    Job Description:  Wages range from a start of 16.50 per hour and up based on experience and availability. We also offer bonus pay for set up days and end of season takedown.read more.
    Spirit Halloween  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Sales Associate
    Spirit Halloween - Port Coquitlam, BC
    Job Description:  Acknowledges all guests through a greeting, smile or eye contact regardless of the task at hand. We are looking for creative, high energy, fun people with…read more.
    Spirit Halloween  30+ days ago

    Fruit Farm Worker
    Sunnydale Farms - Jordan Station, ON - new
    Job Description:  You must be very physically fit and able to work long hours in hot or wet/damp weather, work at heights on ladders, able to work on your feet all day, lift up…read more.
    Sunnydale Farms  1 day ago

    NOW HIRING FOR WINTER 2021/2022 SEASONAL POSITIONS
    Mount Seymour Resorts - North Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  1 Complimentary Discover Lesson - for those who have never skied or snowboarded before! The Mt Seymour Food & Beverage Department prepares and serves delicious…read more.
    Mount Seymour Resorts  4 days ago

    Apple Picker
    La Fleur du Pommier - Cocagne, NB
    Job Description:  Seasonal full-time (early Sept -mid Oct). Monday-friday 8am-4:30pm weather permitting including some Saturdays. No experience required though an asset.read more.
    La Fleur du Pommier  30+ days ago

    Farm Labourer
    T & J Haskett Farms Ltd. - Vittoria, ON
    Job Description:  You will be required to plant, cultivate and irrigate crops, harvest crops, examine produce for quality and prepare for market. Job Types: Full-time, Temporary.read more.
    T & J Haskett Farms Ltd.  11 days ago

    Seasonal Tomato Processor
    HIGHBURY CANCO - Leamington, ON
    Job Description:  Minimum 40 hours per week. All positions must rotate bi-weekly between Days, Afternoons and Midnights. Job Types: Full-time, Temporary.read more.
    HIGHBURY CANCO  11 days ago

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    Lush Handmade Cosmetics - Vancouver, BC
    Job Description:  Accustomed to working in a highly seasonal, high pressure environment. Inventory control, supply chain, distribution or warehouse experience.read more.
    Lush Handmade Cosmetics  30+ days ago

    Train Conductor
    Canadian National Railway - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  Completion of college or vocational/technical school and/or Freight Conductor experience. High school diploma or GED. Walking for frequent extended periods.read more.
    Canadian National Railway  30+ days ago

    Warehouse Associate - Nights
    Uline - Edmonton, AB
    Job Description:  High school diploma or equivalent. Replenish overnight / night picking locations and unload trailers. 25 Richardson Drive, St. Albert, AB T8N 7W4.read more.
    Uline  30+ days ago

    Senior Crew - Farm
    Highline Mushrooms West Limited - Crossfield, AB
    Job Description:  Prior experience or training in the operation of heavy equipment preferred. Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment such as but not limited to the…read more.
    Highline Mushrooms West Limited  29 days ago

    Cornmaze Staff
    RiverBreeze Farm Ltd. - Upper Onslow, NS
    Job Description:  Must be a minimum of 15 years of age. Part-time hours: 14 per week. Job Types: Part-time, Temporary.read more.
    RiverBreeze Farm Ltd.  18 days ago

    Farm Worker
    Blue Seal Farm - Rutherglen, ON
    Job Description:  We would prefer someone with some farm or farm related experience. I wil not accept somebody texting friend or watching face book or getting text from there…read more.
    Blue Seal Farm  19 days ago

    General Farm Worker
    Pelee Acres Inc. - Leamington, ON
    Job Description:  Possibility of working at heights or lifting 15-25lbs. Crop Start-up: placing drip hose, planting, Hanging strings, clipping plants, applying biologicals,…read more.
    Pelee Acres Inc.  27 days ago

    Sales Associate
    Ardene - Kitchener, ON
    Job Description:  Education: Some High School or equivalent. Retail or customer service experience an asset. The Sales Associate provides outstanding customer service,…read more.
    Ardene  18 days ago

    Vegetable Packer
    Daily Fresh Produce - Abbotsford, BC
    Job Description:  Sorting, Weighing and packing fruit and vegetables on the farm. Load, unload and transsfer crates, supplies, farm produce and products for transport.read more.
    Daily Fresh Produce  30+ days ago

    Seasonal Potato Inspector
    Ag World Support Systems - Portage la Prairie, MB
    Job Description:  Days and nights are required; 12-hour shifts; overtime is available. Accurately calculate percentages; record data; able to lift 50 pounds, stand for long…read more.
    Ag World Support Systems  7 days ago

    Apple Picker
    Gagetown Distilling & Cidery - Gagetown, NB
    Job Description:  Be on time and ready to work. Be able to lift heavy weights up to 50 lbs. Comfortable on ladders, carrying weight. Adaptable to weather affecting the schedule.read more.
    Gagetown Distilling & Cidery  19 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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