Position: Organic Insect Farm Worker
Company: Oreka Solutions Inc.
Location: Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo Region, Ontario
Our insect farm is growing and we are now seeking full-time worker for labour and basic insect rearing tasks, with a focus on composting, in Cambridge, Ontario area.
About Oreka Solutions Inc.
We are using insects to develop sustainable protein sources for the livestock feed industry and developing organic soil amendments from insect frass (similar to worm castings). By using insects to convert food waste into protein for livestock, we can take pressure off the ocean's fishmeal catch and grain crops and increase our agricultural production by recovering nutrients in food waste that would normally go to landfill or be composted. We have a working pilot plant on a farm in the Cambridge area.
Insect Farm Worker
Must be in good physical condition, be able to lift up to 20 kg and have own vehicle.
Tasks will include feeding, monitoring and harvesting of insect larvae and cleaning of equipment.
Composing experience considered an advantage
Mechanical/electrical knowledge an asset
Knowledge of insect rearing an asset, but not necessary if willing to learn.
Hours: Full time (35-40hrs/week) 8:30am to 4:30pm, 5 days a week (that may include some weekend work)
Starting wage during probationary period $14/hr (based on experience)
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For more information about our company: http://www.orekasolutions.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 29 2018 ID: 49458