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SUSTAINABLE FLOWER FARMING

Position: Farm Crew
Farm: Island Flower Farm
Location: Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island BC

Island Flower Farm is seeking help for a part-time seasonal employee.

Island Flower Farm is a small 5 acre family operated farm on Vancouver Island, just 10 minutes from Qualicum Beach. We sell our flowers at farmers markets’, our road side farm stand, to supply florists and design work for weddings. The position goes from mid-March right through to the end of September, for a minimum of 3 days a week with additional dates and opportunities arising throughout the season. Work days are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday (can be negotiated to an extent) and approximately 24 hours a week (8 hours per shift).

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about farming or flowers and can keep up with two busy farmers? Our ideal candidate has:

  • A serious interest in farming, flower farming, horticulture, etc. (previous agricultural experience is an asset)
  • Physical ability to carry out farm tasks (bending, lifting, kneeling, standing, and repetition)
  • Lots of energy and highly motivated
  • Ability to work in outdoor conditions (wind, rain, cold, and sunny days)
  • A mind for efficiency and completion of tasks in a timely matter.
  • Open and positive communication skills
  • Open to learning
  • Sense of humour

Duties to carry out involve but are not limited to weeding, planting, harvesting, processing & conditioning flowers, event preparation, and other rotating farm chores. Hired candidates will be offered training and pay beginning at $15, along with the opportunity to take extra flowers home.

Resumes can be submitted, with references and a cover letter describing previous experience and interest in this position, by e-mail to islandflowerfarmer@Icloud.com .

Applications are considered as they are received.


About Island Flower Farm

Nestled in the forest near Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island. Sustainably grown flowers & wedding florist working exclusively with locally grown flowers & natural elements. We pride ourselves in being one of the most eco-conscious floral options on Vancouver Island. www.islandflowerfarm.ca

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 26 2020    ID: 55782