We are seeking to fill (2) positions of Summer Field Crew/ Seed Technologist based in Whitefish Ontario. Interested applicants are invited to send a CV Applications to Rachel Bosley (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2024. Please quote the position title in the subject line.
Are you looking for a summer job that will allow you to work outdoors, gain some farming experience and expand your knowledge of Northern Ontario ecology? There is no previous experience required for this position, we will provide all the training required. Our field crew positions are physically demanding, but the work is rewarding and our gang is pretty fun. Prior to applying, please note that there is no public transportation available to our farm in Whitefish, hence own transportation will be required.
About Northern Wildflowers
Northern Wildflowers is a family-owned business located just West of Sudbury in Lively and Whitefish Ontario. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with high quality, sustainably collected and farmed wildflower seed. Our products include native wildflower and vegetable seed. Our services include landscaping, consulting, and contracted seed collection.
Our Field Crew
We are looking to recruit 2 additional field crew members to assist in the farming, planting, and field collection of wildflower seed as well as participate in some gardening and landscaping work. Field crew members are trained to use simple farm implements and tools, as well as on the identification of plant species, ethical collection practices, and safe outdoor work practices. Field crew members may have the opportunity to learn about seed cleaning and the operation of larger farm equipment. Field crew members will also support with office tasks such as order packing, completing inventory counts, supporting with social media posts, etc. Depending on site location our field crew members may work in pairs or on their own. Crew members may work long days outdoors, and at times work in backcountry locations and on difficult terrain.
Own transportation, G class driver’s license, steel toe boots, ability to work long days outdoors in difficult terrain, reliable, positive attitude, willingness to learn and ability to follow detailed instructions.
Wage: $15.60 to $16.90/hr.
Term: May- August 2024, 30-35 hours per week