Seasonal Equipment Operator
J.D. Irving, Limited
Juniper, New Brunswick, Canada, Juniper Nursery
5d ago


Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products forretail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States, and aroundthe world.

We have state-of-the-art potato processing plants in Prince EdwardIsland, Lethbridge, Alberta, and Jamestown, North Dakota, and an appetizerplant in Wheatley, Ontario.

Our Head office is in Dieppe, New Brunswick and hassales office locations in Toronto, Montreal, and Boston.

Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Seasonal FarmOperator will be a results-driven, self-starter who is always lookingfor opportunities for improvement, and has the ability to adapt to a fastpaced, dynamic work environment.

CavendishFarms is looking for Seasonal Equipment Operator for a period of 6 months,starting approximately April 13, 2020.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Equipment operation, including planter, sprayer, harvester
  • Equipment repair and maintenance as required
  • Soil preparation (disk, harrow, sub-soil)
  • Planting, roguing, harvesting, and grading potatoes
  • Planting cereals and / or other crops
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned
  • Qualifications :

  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Ability to operate forklift is desirable
  • Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kgs)
  • Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment
  • Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • High degree of attention to detail and demonstrated ability to search for creative solutions
  • Mechanical aptitude and previous experience working in farm operations
  • Experience with potato crops will be considered an asset
  • Please demonstrate current skill set on your resume. Any regulatory safety training will beprovided and also training towards a pesticide applicator’s license.

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