Farm Produce Processing & Food Store Clerk U-784

Job title: Farm Produce Processing & Food Store Clerk U-784
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Description:

Hinterland Growers is a family operated small-scale, sustainable farm using a model of
ecological, polyculture farming. All plants are started from seed on-site, which are then grown
in a field or high-tech greenhouse environment. Once harvested, the mixed vegetables are
cleaned, inspected, sorted and packaged by hand. The prepared produce is distributed
through: a membership-based farm share (CSA), our on-site store and local restaurants. We
also provide daily husbandry to our flock of 100 laying hens and 300 broiler chickens.

Possible Tasks & Responsibilities:
. sort produce brought in from the field/greenhouse using provided criteria
. select appropriate cleaning process in order to meet produce cleanliness standards
. prepare and package produce for storage using outlined procedures
. label packages with product information and weight
. maintain a safe and clean workspace
. pack weekly customer orders accurately and efficiently
. explain and assign tasks to casual help, monitor their progress and oversee work
quality with effective communication
. continuously ensure eye-appealing store displays including restocking when necessary
and pulling defective products
. ensure all products are appropriately signed and priced
. interact with clients in the store in a professional and efficient manner in order to build
customer rapport and satisfaction by effectively answering questions, locating their
order and/or checking out their purchase with accuracy using cash register and pointof-
sale device

For more information on how to apply please email or text 905-261-3895. Leave a detailed message with your name, phone number, and the position you are interested in and someone from our team will get back to you as soon as possible!

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Employment Type:
Field of Work: Sales/Services
Required skills:

Personal Suitability
. Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgment; Organized
. $14.25/hour; 30-40 hours/week; daytime hours, Monday - Friday (some Saturdays)
. Seasonal position: June 1 to October 31, 2021 (flexible)
. No experience, degree, certificate or diploma necessary, but certainly an asset

Company information

City: Port Perry
Additional information:

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
. Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure
. Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding
. Attention to detail; Ability to distinguish between colours
. Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Bending,
crouching, kneeling
. Hot, dusty, damp, wet conditions in washing and packing area

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