General Farm Worker-Assistant to Grower

Champ’s Fresh Farms Inc.

Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada

Permanent | Full-time

CA$19-21 (hourly)

Agriculture / Forestry / No experience is required - will train


Nov 17

BUSINESS LEGAL NAME: Champ’s Fresh Farms Inc.


HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS: 3151 260th St, Aldergrove, BC, V4W 2Z6


1. 28345 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, V4X 1C9

2. 4933 264th St, Aldergrove, BC, V4W 1K4

3. 2092 232nd St, Langley, BC, V2Z 2Z6

4. 7630 Bradner Road, Abbotsford, BC, V4X 2B6

5. 3151 260th St, Aldergrove, BC, V4W 2Z6

6. 889 Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford, BC V4X 1H7

7. 25359 16 Ave, Aldergrove, BC V4W 2R7

JOB TITLE: General Farm Worker-Assistant to Grower

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 40 hours per week, full-time, permanent

START DATE: As Soon As Possible

WAGE: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour (Depending on Experience)



• Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest mushroom crops by:

o Ensuring substrate preparation and cultivation for all types of mushrooms growing

o Assist in monitoring all aspects of crop performance to achieve KPI’s

• Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment by:

o Checking loading equipment set up and ensure it is set up correctly/safely and in line with Company policies and procedures

o Monitoring safe operating condition of harvesting equipment and reports unsafe or inadequate equipment to the maintenance department and, if necessary, removes it from service

• Follow Health, food safety and security procedures by:

o Ensuring all Food Safety and Quality concerns are immediately addressed with the Harvesting Supervisor(s)

o Washing and sanitizing the halls and picking room floors as needed or directed

o Adhering to health, safety, and hygiene standards in accordance with Company rules and regulations

o Monitoring and assuring the proper use of aprons, hairnets, knives, tags, gloves, and personal protective equipment

• Detect disease and health problems in mushroom crops by:

o Assist Growers in disease management; prevention and control of disease through communication, monitoring and SOP’s (Standard Operation Procedures)

o Ensuring mushroom substrate is cleaned up and does not run off, leach or contaminate ground water or other water sources

• Set and monitor water lines, air flow, humidity and temperature in mushroom barns by:

o Ensuring environment controlling, including temperature control, relative humidity, light and acidity of mushroom growing process

o Distributing water onto the mushroom growing beds as needed

o Checking all growing rooms on all the farms for accurate temperatures, working control systems, other directed needs

• Maintain or assist in the maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure including cleaning mushroom barns, and work areas:

o Checking all steam boilers and mushroom house boilers to ensure the machinery is working properly

o Ensuring the set up and removal of fly traps as needed, along with other general maintenance tasks as required for the operation of mushroom growing

o Ensuring regular disposing of junk and industrial waste in the correct way

BENEFITS: Extended health and dental benefits are provided to successful candidates who are hired and have passed their 3 months probationary period.


EDUCATION: No formal education requirement

EXPERIENCE: No experience requirement. Successful candidates will be provided training.

LANGUAGE: No formal education requirement


• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, that may be physically demanding with repetitive tasks, attention to detail, hand-eye coordination

• Ability to work in various work environments: wet, damp, strong odors, dust, cold/refrigerated environments

• Ability to work under pressure and stand for extended periods of time

• Ability to work constantly and lift and/or move 50lbs/23kgs credentials


Please apply only in the manner specified below:

By Email:

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By Fax: 1-604-625-1185

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