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Position: Delivery Driver
Employer: Heart City Farm
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

About Our Farm:

Heart City Farm is a market garden farm owned and operated by Madeleine Maltby and Matthew Mason-Phillips. We are situated in Ottawa's beautiful greenbelt and is just a 10 minute drive from downtown. As we head into our fifth season growing vegetables and flowers on this land, we are looking to grow our farm team. We currently sell our produce at two farmers' markets, and to local retailers and restaurants, as well as operate a year-round indoor microgreen facility. Please read more about us and our growing practices on our website: heartcity.farm

Position: Delivery Driver

Duration: On-Going

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with loading vehicle according to delivery manifest
  • Follow route and schedule as outlined, ensuring on-time deliveries
  • Clean vehicle after each delivery day (sweep cargo space, wipe down console, etc.)
  • Inspect vehicle on a regular basis and report any issues or warning lights to owners immediately
  • Clean and return delivery equipment to proper storage areas at end of day

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 25 years of age (for insurance purposes)
  • Valid G-Class Ontario Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • Very reliable
  • Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude
  • Knowledge and experience driving in the city of Ottawa and surrounding areas is an asset
  • Interest in local food systems and organic farming is an asset
  • Fluent in English and French is an asset
  • Applicants must have reliable transportation to and from the farm

Position Details:

  • Part-time - 1 day (Fridays)/week. Note there is the possibility for additional part time hours assisting with other areas of the farm if interested.
  • Wage: $18/hr + weekly complementary vegetable share.

How to Apply?

Everyone is welcome to apply! Please send your resume and cover letter to Madeleine & Matthew at heartcityjobs@gmail.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 22 2023    ID: 69507