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We're hiring for 2024

Part-time delivery driver

 Duration of the contract, 18 weeks of deliveries over our summer and fall growing season.  2 days per week.(wed & thurs)

Bonus to the role=farm fresh certified organic veggies !! All the fame and the glory .) 

 

Our farm is seeking a motivated team player to fill the delivery driver position for our CSA veggie and flower delivery service. 

  The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely delivery of CSA vegetable boxes and flowers.,  The driver is responsible for loading the van and discussing and integrating weekly adjustments to the route,   Often our driver gets to meet our members during their drive, it is very important that we always present with exceptional customer service and a good attitude. 


This is a fast-paced and demanding delivery job.

 

Qualifications:

  • Clean drivers abstract.

  • Knowledge of Whistler and the sea to sky is a bonus, 

  • Previous delivery experience is an asset. 

  • Ability to understand and integrate detailed instructions. 

  • Can-do attitude and a love for veggies 

  • Ability to lift 25lbs 


 

Role responsibilities 

  • Responsible for organizing and optimizing the csa delivery route. 

  • Responsible for adjusting the weekly Route as members go on vacation, change addresses etc. 

  • Packing van and delivering csa veggie boxes and bouquets and any restaurant orders in a timely fashion with care to the quality and delicate nature of the products delivered.

  • Responsible to keeping track (via a list) of returned bins weekly & throughout the season. 

  • Unloading Van once route is complete. 

  • Responsible for vehicle safety checks, keeping fluids checked and at appropriate levels. Filling delivery van with diesel before or after the route.  

  • Delivering exceptional customer service to our awesome CSA members

 

This job is ideal for a motivated individual who enjoys driving, is capable of adapting to the changing needs of our route and is capable of executing an efficient pace throughout the day to ensure time is managed and deliveries are made within the set window.  

 

Daily 80-100 boxes need to be dropped to the same addresses each week. 

Starting wage $22 hourly, with vehicle and fuel provided. 

A share of our vegetable Csa is included as a bonus to the wage. Value $620

How to apply:

To apply please send your resume and a cover letter to us at:

info@lcofarm.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kerry & Andrew

Farmers market sales assistants

The role 

We are looking for energetic and positive people to help with one or both of our farmer's markets at Squamish and whistler. 

 

Tasks include:

  • Market unload, set up and take down of display and stall 

  • Restocking and maintaining the quality of display and produce with food safety in mind. 

  • Serve customers, and weigh items at checkout while carrying out cash and credit transactions with efficiency and accuracy.

  • Bag and weigh items for sale 

 

Key assets: 

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills 

  • Able and comfortable working outside in all weather conditions 

  • Reliable and Punctual 

  • Ability to lift 40lbs easily

  • Detail and quality oriented 

  • English speaking 

  • Able to commit to almost all weekends over the summer

  • Knowledgeable in how to cook and prepare vegetables 

  • Appreciation of local food systems and love good food

  • Able to do math in your head and manage cash transactions.

 

 

Hours 

7am-3:30pm Saturdays at Squamish Farmers Market

8: am-3pm Sundays at Whistler farmers market

 

Wage:  $18hr plus a daily veggie stipend($25) + 20% discount on extra veggies over and above the stipend. (this is before market type buying)

There are plenty more vegetables available at the end of market that will not carry over to another sales stream

 

Submit resume and cover letter to Info@lcofarm.com 

We look forward to hearing from you 

Kerry & Andrew 


Full-Time Field Crew Position: Filled for 2024

Dates of employment: Beginning of May to Mid/End of October (weather dependent)

If you're looking for a stimulating, fun, physical job working outdoors in the Sea to Sky corridor with the opportunity to be a part of the local organic food system this position might be right for you.  We are looking for people who want to be involved in the process of growing really good food, like hard work, enjoy a good challenge, value doing their work well, and are able to work quickly and efficiently in a crew or alone.

The farm grows vegetables for two Farmers' Markets, 200+ CSA Members a farmstand and two agri tourism ventures (sunflower maze and U-Pick pumpkins) ​

We work hard, enjoy what we do, and eat well while doing it.

 

Your role

As a small, hard-working team of 4 to 5 people, we all participate in nearly every aspect of what it takes to run a 10-acre mixed vegetable farm. This means that throughout the season daily tasks are diverse and may include any combination of:

  • Field Cultivation with hand tools

  • Field Cultivation with small tractors

  • Weeding

  • Seed Starting

  • Transplanting

  • Pruning greenhouse crops

  • Harvesting Vegetables and Flowers by Hand

  • Stocking The Farm Stand

  • Wash & Pack Duties

  • Bin washing

  • Field Clean-Up

We feel that farm workers are skilled labor, candidates who succeed and thrive enjoy working in a physically and sometimes mentally demanding role, they enjoy working quickly and value efficiency and quality in all their efforts.

 

Base Qualifications 

Legally allowed to work in Canada i.e Your a Canadian citizen or have valid work Visa. 

Positive attitude & strong work ethic 

Punctual

Ability to repeatedly lift 40lbs

Ability to kneel, bend and squat repeatedly for long periods

Ability to withstand and enjoy working outside in all weather conditions from extreme heat to rain and mud. 

Strong communication skills

Problem-solving skills, 

Key Assets 

Previous labor experience, i.e. landscaping, tree planting, carpentry 

Ability to absorb, integrate and execute detailed instructions and feedback. 

Strong observation skills 

Detail oriented 

Ability to adapt to changing job conditions and priorities

Full-time Harvest and labor crew mid season:

This role starts in mid-June and extends to  October, with official dates somewhat dependent on the seasons growing and harvest. 

 Your role on the farm: through spring, we have been busy building and planting the season's intended harvest and as things get growing we start to need more hands for the harvest and maintenance of the farm while it is at its fullest. 

 The role is based around each week's harvests and you will be part of a dynamic hardworking team of harvest ninjas, harvesting and packing over 40 different vegetable crops for our CSA,  farmers markets, and road stand. Other jobs can include but are not limited to, Transplanting, hand weeding, greenhouse pruning, wash and pack post-harvest processing. CSA packing, veggie, and bin washing.  As the season changes so do the roles and harvests, if you are a motivated person who enjoys a fast pace work environment that asks for efficiency, speed, problem-solving and occasionally multitasking we think you will enjoy and thrive in this position.  We take pride in growing the highest quality of veggies and enjoy sharing the process with our team. 

Base Qualifications:

Positive attitude, strong work ethic and flexibility. 

Problem-solving skills, 

Ability to absorb, integrate and execute detailed instructions and adjustments 

Ability to repeatedly lift 50lbs

Ability to kneel, bend and squat repeatedly for long periods

Ability to withstand and enjoy working outside in all weather conditions from extreme heat to rain and mud. 

Ability to work with others

Key Assets 

Previous labor experience, i.e. landscaping, tree planting, carpentry 

Strong observation skills 

Detail oriented 

Ability to adapt to changing job conditions and priorities

How to apply:

To apply for either of our summer field Crew positions please send your resume and a cover letter to us at:

info@lcofarm.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kerry & Andrew

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