The agricultural labour market is ever-changing, which is why Agrijob and the Agricultural Employment Centres (Centres d’emploi agricole) strive to recommend candidates who will best meet the needs of farm businesses.
The field work varies depending on the season and/or the crops being grown. Peak harvest season is from mid-June to the end of September.
|April||Field\soil preparation, rock picking, greenhouse seeding, etc.|
|May||Planting and rock picking|
|June||Harvesting of early vegetables (lettuce, radishes, etc), harvesting of fruits (strawberries, raspberries), and other work (planting, weeding)|
|July||Harvesting of vegetables (cucumbers, carrots, lettuce, onions, etc), and harvesting of fruits (strawberries, raspberries)|
|August||Harvesting of vegetables (tomatoes, peppers, corn, broccoli, cauliflower, beans, eggplant, etc.) and other work (weeding)|
|September||Harvesting of vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, etc.), and harvesting of fruits (apples)|
|October||Harvesting of vegetables (celery, leeks, cauliflower, squash, pumpkins), and harvesting of fruits (apples)|
|November||Harvesting of late vegetables (cabbage)|
Job titles: crop farm labourer, harvesting technician, general farm worker
- Crop maintenance and harvest
- Field/soil preparation
- Product processing
- Grading/sorting and packing of harvested produce
- Wages are paid at an hourly rate, and must be at least the minimum wage in effect plus 4 percent vacation pay
An exciting seasonal job!
- Varied tasks
- Outdoor work
- Organized transportation