We Are Hiring

Looking to work outdoors this summer? We are looking for Full Time Summer Farm Help

Plaid Shirt Farms

Plaid Shirt Farms is a berry grower specializing in Black Currants and Haskaps. In addition, we are Canada’s sole propagator of Savannah Institute’s cultivars of Black Currants.
We are looking for students to fill our summer- time positions.

Job Description

Assist with all facets of berry crop production: weeding, irrigation, scouting, pest identification, harvesting and grading.

Assist with nursery operation; irrigation, fertilizing, sorting, grading.

Possibility of being part of a market team.

No experience necessary, we will train, including safety training.

Schedule: Monday to Friday. Some Saturdays may be required during harvest.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Primarily working outdoors
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Attention to detail required
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 48 hours per week

Canada Summer Jobs Program

As part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program, successful applicants will be required to complete the Employee Consent Form

Wage: $16.50/hr

Apply in person at our farm 225804 Otterville Rd, Otterville, ON or send resume to office@plaidshirtfarms.com.

Plaid Shirt Farms Ltd
225804 Otterville Rd,
Otterville ON, N0J 1R0