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Farmer/Landscaper

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Contract   |  CAMPBELLVILLE, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 16, 2020 ← Back

Farmer/Landscaper

(Full Time and Part Time Summer 2020 May - September)

Multiple Positions Available

 

Who We Are

Terre Bleu is Ontario’s largest lavender farm and a rapidly growing family agri-tourism business. Every

summer, Terre Bleu welcomes tens of thousands of visitors to share in the beauty of our farm and show

how sustainable and organic farming can have a positive impact on the world in which we live. Our vision at Terre Bleu is to become Canada’s most loved lavender wellness brand that inspires and enhances lives through unique & tranquil agricultural experiences, sustainably produced lavender products, and connections to nature. Team Bleu members become part of an inspired, innovative and committed group that share our vision and learn to work together and play together.

Who You Are

You are the foundation of Terre Bleu. You have a great knowledge of the importance of agriculture and

understand what honest, hard work means. You demonstrate this hard working mentality by committing

fully to your tasks and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. You are also passionate about

connecting with people, sharing our story, education and speaking authentically about the ups and downs of farming lavender in Ontario. You aren’t scared to get your hands dirty and have an innate desire to learn, connect, and push yourself beyond your limits.

A Day in the Life of a Terre Bleu Farmer

? Field maintenance: weeding, planting, harvesting, drying and distilling lavender and other farm

botanicals

? Assist in general farm labour, animal care and potential apiary management

? Maintain farm fields, flower beds and trail systems

? Prepare and package various lavender farm products

? Safely operate and maintain farm heavy and small equipment

? Maintain the farm property and facilities in a clean and orderly manner

? Manage a diverse and challenging set of duties

? Passionately share the farm’s story, farm practices and rules, botanical and animal information and

product knowledge with our visitors

? Assist Farm Ambassadors in customer related tasks on weekends

 

Requirements

? The ideal candidate is a post secondary or senior high school student or recent graduate studying in an

agriculture or horticulture related field, but open to all academic disciplines

? Actual farm experience is a great asset

? Friendly, confident & outgoing personality

? Able to work with a team as well as individually with little supervision

? Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

? Strong, hardworking & independent

? An understanding and appreciation for nature, plants and animals

? Readiness and ability to initiate. Reach out to people, ask questions, make recommendations, offer

to help, and pitch ideas

? Familiar with the latest trends and best practices in sustainable and organic farming is an asset

? Experience with horses and/or beekeeping are valuable assets

? Any carpentry, construction, welding, or horticulture experience is a great asset

The Finer Print

? Hours expectation: 37.5+ hours per week, including weekends

? Applicants must be available from early May until August 31, 2020

? Please note our location before applying

? Salary based on experience and qualifications

 

To Apply

? Applicants should send their resume along with a cover letter to info@terrebleu.ca outlining their

background and why they are the right fit for this role and Terre Bleu.

? Please title your email subject line as [POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR] - TERRE BLEU . If you

wish to apply to multiple positions, please indicate so in your cover letter.

*Please note only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and interviews will be conducted

via online video interview in March.


Job summary

Company

Terre Bleu Lavender Farm Inc.

Job Type

Contract

Location

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ontario

Start Date

May 01, 2020


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