Feb 02, 2021
Seasonal Farm Equipment Operator
Cavendish Farms is a leading producer of frozen food products for retail and foodservice markets throughout Canada, the United States and around the world. We have two state-of-the-art potato processing plants in PEI. Two others in Jamestown, ND and Lethbridge, Alberta as well as an appetizer plant in Wheatley, ON. Our Head office is in Dieppe, NB.
Expected start date will be on or aboutReporting to the Farm Manager, theFarm Equipment Operatorwill be a results-driven, self-starter who is always looking for opportunities for improvement and has the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.April 1st, 2021for planting (weather dependent).
Equipment operation i.e. planter, sprayer, windrower, harvester, water truck, forklift and irrigation equipment (if qualified);
Equipment repair and maintenance;
All other duties as assigned.
Successful Candidate will possess the following Qualifications:
Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license. Class 3A or the ability to obtain one would be an asset;
Valid Class A Pesticide Applicator Certificate or the ability to obtain one.
Ability to lift up to 55lbs (25kg);
Availability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends;
Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions;
Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment;
High degree of attention to detail;
Previous experience working on potato farm operations would be an asset.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online athttps://careers.jdirving.com/or in person at281 Old Station Road, New Annan, PE, C1N 5J5
If applying in person, please visit the farm office withof the following ID: 2 pieces
Driver’s License (issued by Canadian province or territory)
Foreign Driver’s License
Canadian Citizenship Card
Permanent Resident (PR) Card
Certificate of Indian Status
Health Cards with picture
*Please Note: A clean criminal background check and drug screen will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.
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