Join Our Flower Crew!
Island Flower Farm is seeking help for TWO part-time manual farm labourers for 2021
Island Flower Farm is a small 5 acre family operated farm on Vancouver Island, just 10 minutes from Qualicum Beach. The position goes from March right through to the end of October (with work in December available).
The first position is 2-3 days a week. 8 hour shifts. Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday.
The second position is 4 days a week. 8 hour shifts. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday.
+ Additional dates and opportunities arising through the season for more work.
Are you passionate and enthusiastic about farming, gardening, or flowers and can keep up with two busy farmers? Our ideal candidate has:
A serious interest in farming, flower farming, horticulture, etc. (previous agricultural or flower experience is an asset)
Physical ability to carry out farm tasks (bending, lifting, kneeling, standing, and a lot of repetition)
Lots of energy and highly motivated
Ability to work in outdoor conditions (wind, rain, cold, and sunny days)
A mind for efficiency and completion of tasks in a timely matter.
Open and positive communication skills
Open to learning
Sense of humour
Duties to carry out involve but are not limited to weeding, planting, harvesting, processing & conditioning flowers, shovelling, wheelbarrowing, fertilizing, bucket washing, event preparation, and other rotating farm chores. Hired candidates will be offered training and pay beginning at $15, along with the opportunity to take extra flowers home.
Resumes can be submitted, with references and a cover letter describing previous experience and interest in this position, by e-mail to islandflowerfarmer@Icloud.com.
Applications are considered as they are received.