General farm workers plant, cultivate and harvest crops, raise livestock and poultry and maintain and repair farm equipment and buildings. General farm workers perform some or all of the following duties: Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest crops. Feed and tend livestock and poultry.

Job details

  •  Location: Rockwood, ON
  •  Salary: 16.00 hourly for 40 to 44 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Term or contract
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Weekend, Early Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

Farm workers are the people who work in our nation’s fields, forests, and farms. They plant, grow, harvest, and otherwise care for crops and livestock. Their work is vital to the food supply of the United States—without them we wouldn’t have fresh fruits and vegetables or meat raised without antibiotics or hormones.

Farm Worker Job Duties

Farm workers have a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:

  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment such as tractors, plows, rakes, and harvesters
  • Harvesting crops by hand or with machines such as harvesters or pickers
  • Weeding and cultivating fields to prepare them for planting
  • Planting and tending crops according to best practices for each type of crop
  • Storing harvested crops in silos or barns until they can be sold
  • Spraying insecticides and fungicides to prevent plant diseases or other threats to crops from insects or fungi
  • Preparing fields for planting by tilling or plowing through the use of machinery or manual labor
  • Planting seeds in nurseries for transplantation later in the season
  • Maintaining records of work performed on each farm, including hours worked, types of tasks completed, and materials used
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  • No degree, certificate or diploma


Experience an asset


Additional information

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site housing options
  • Parking available

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:


  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

By phone

905-624-8388 Between 10:00 AM and 06:00 AM

By fax


Include this reference number in your application


How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Job reference number
  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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