WE ARE HIRING! 

We have two different job positions available for the 2022 season, farm worker and supervisor. See below the two job descriptions. 

FARM WORKER:

Position: Vegetable Farm Worker

Location: 12163 County Road 2, Morrisburg, ON

Duration: May-September (see below for more details)

Number of positions: Six (6)

Deadline to Apply: May 1st, 2022. 

 

Rijke’s Produce Farm is a small scale, family owned vegetable farm located in Morrisburg, Ontario. We grow 17 acres of vegetables, serving our weekly produce box subscribers and our on-farm store. 

 

Job Description: 

The successful candidates will work alongside the two owners of Rijke’s produce farm, having a hand in many aspects of operating the farm. We operate mostly on a small scale, and crops are mostly planted and harvested by hand. Candidates can expect a range of tasks on the farm. 

 

Candidates must be comfortable working in all weather conditions (come prepared with weather-appropriate gear), Comfortable with repetitive tasks, and able to lift up to 50lbs.

 

The ideal candidate is hard-working, able to do physical work, listens to instructions well, is trustworthy and willing to learn. Previous gardening and farming knowledge is not a requirement but is beneficial. 

 

Tasks: (but are not limited to) 

  • Fieldwork, weeding and planting. 

  • Harvesting.

  • Washing and packaging produce. 

  • Serving customers at our on-farm store. 

 

Assets: 

  • Reliable with a positive attitude 

  • Hardworking with the ability to work quickly and efficiently 

  • Pays attention to detail

  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions 

  • Willingness to learn and ask questions 

  • Comfortable working in a team or alone 

  • Active listener, asks questions and has clear communication.

  • Trustworthy

 

Job Details: 

Start/ end date: Approx. May - September. Flexible start and end date with an understanding that a student may attending school. Potential ability to continue with reduced hours from September-October 31 if the candidate is willing and able. 

Hours may be less in May and June during the planting season and the bulk of the hours between July and August with the harvesting. 

Schedule: Approximately 40 hours per week. 

Wage: Minimum wage. 

Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Work Perks: 

-Access to free seconds and surplus produce and flowers 

Please send resume or any questions to Brian at info@rijkesproducefarm.com by May 1st, 2022. 

SUPERVISOR:

Position: Farm Store Supervisor

Location: 12163 County Road 2, Morrisburg, ON

Duration: June - October 31 (see below for more details)

Number of positions: One (1)

Deadline to Apply: May 1st, 2022. 

 

Rijke’s Produce Farm is a small scale, family owned vegetable farm located in Morrisburg, Ontario. We grow 18 acres of vegetables, serving our weekly produce box subscribers and our on-farm store. 

 

Job Description: 

 

The successful candidate will work alongside the two owners of Rijke’s produce farm, having a hand in many aspects of operating the farm. The successful candidate will be mainly responsible for the daily operations of the farm store. 

 

They must be comfortable serving customers, being a cashier, and supervising summer students. They must be able to delegate tasks and guide employees to ensure the proper workflow of daily activities within the farm store. The candidate must also be able to lift up to 50lbs.

 

The ideal candidate is hard-working and able to do physical work. Previous managerial skills are an asset. Gardening and farming knowledge is not a requirement.  

 

Tasks: (but are not limited to) 

  • Supervising the staff working in the farm store

  • Overseeing tasks are completed properly within the farm store

  • Supervising the washing and storing of our vegetable and flower harvest.

  • Ensuring quality of produce in store

  • Monitoring stock of produce throughout day

 

Assets: 

  • Leadership and team management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Problem solving and decision making skills

  • Excellent communication 

  • Time management and organization. 

  • Reliable with a positive attitude

  • Hardworking with the ability to work quickly and efficiently. 

 

Job Details: 

Start/ end date: June - October 31 

Hours are mainly when our farm store is open from mid June - October 31.

 

Schedule: Approximately 40 hours per week, 5 days per week. Expected to work every other Saturday as they are the busiest days on the farm. We are always closed on Sundays. (Flexible to what works for the successful candidate’s schedule). 

 

Wage: To be discussed based on experience.

 

Must have reliable transportation to and from work. 

 

Work Perks: 

-Access to free seconds/surplus produce and flowers 

To apply: please send resume to Brian and Jenny at info@rijkesproducefarm.com

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