If you are interested in working with us at Circle Organic, we would love to hear from you! We accept applications for various positions based on levels of experience and personal goals. If you’d like to get in touch, please call us at 705.932.9888 or send us an email <farm AT circleorganic.ca> including a letter of interest and resume.
All farm positions can evolve into year-round employment.
We will indicate below when job positions have been filled. However, we still encourage you to forward a resume if interested — noting the kind of work you would like to do — which we will keep on file in case needs arise for additional employees.
Available Jobs 2017
Field Worker (1)
We are seeking 1 full-time field worker. Applicants with vegetable farming experience will be prioritized. Field workers work 6 days/week, up to 14 hours/day in all weather conditions. Tasks include, but are not limited to: planting, weeding, irrigating, operating and maintaining farm machinery/equipment; managing pests; harvesting, cleaning and packing vegetables; record keeping. Work conditions include fast-paced environment, working under pressure, tight deadlines, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, and various physical/mental demands. The job is suitable for those with good judgement, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, flexible personality, the ability to self-direct and identify/solve problems independently. Drivers licence and Spanish language are an asset. Starting wage is $11.43/hr.
Field Manager (1)
We are seeking 1 full-time permanent employee to fill the role of year-round farm manager. While extensive farming experience is desired, this job must be learned from the ground up. The position is multifaceted and includes all field and farm labour tasks, managing work crews, running farmers’ markets, greenhouse management and office duties, among other things. The position requires diverse experience and skill, including: at least 2 years organic vegetable farming experience; customer service expertise; superlative organizational skills; good communication; the ability to self-direct, identify/solve problems independently, and to teach/supervise new workers. Knowledge of Microsoft/Mac and driver’s license are an asset. Experience with tractors is an asset. Spanish language is an asset. Wage is negotiable.
Harvester/Market Staff (1)
We are seeking 1 part-time harvester/market staff. Employee must be keen to work in all weather conditions, at repetitive tasks, for long hours at a good pace. We need self-directed individuals who look for tasks and complete them well with minimal assistance. Market staff need customer services experience and skill, must be well organized, and able to work under pressure. Drivers license is an asset. Wage is $11.43/hour
Applicants with vegetable farming experience will be prioritized.
Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you.
Most of our spring/summer 2016 crew