We’re Hiring!

HIRING

Full-time 40hrs/wk

Training to start in April

Must be able to work Friday-Sunday

The Farm:

We are a 10 acre mixed farm on the beautiful Saanich Penninsula. We moved to this historic farm in 1984 and ever since have been working passionately to create as sustainable a place as we can.  We operate a farm feed and supply store, breed thoroughbred racehorses, raise poultry and sometimes, animals for meat.  Sustainable initiatives include rainwater harvesting, solar panels, food production, a composting toilet, and an integrated permaculture water management system and food forest.  Our dogs, cats, and donkey roam the farm and keep us smiling on a daily basis.

The Position:

–       Loading customers’ vehicles with grain/hay/fencing etc.

–       Maintaining a clean and organized storefront and supply area

–       Maintenance of all areas of the farm: mowing, fixing and installing fences, weeding, planting, harvesting, animal husbandry and other jobs as they arise

–       Deliveries of hay, grain & farm supplies to our customers

The Ideal Candidate:

–       Is in excellent physical condition, able to lift 50lbs without assistance

–       Is excited to work mainly outdoors and on their feet all day

–       Is seeking long-term, meaningful and stable employment

–       Enjoys a variety of work activities; each day is different then the last!

–       Is happy working as part of a team or alone, depending on the task

–       Demonstrates an interest in sustainable living and agricultural practices

–       Is always seeking to learn new skills and ideas

It would be a bonus if you have:

–       Previous experience working on a farm, in agriculture, or landscaping

–       Experience running equipment ie: lawnmower, tractor, forklift

–       Valid driver’s license and ability to drive trucks

–       Experience working around and handling horses

What We Offer

–       Full-time, meaningful employment

–       A holistic learning experience

–       On the job training and mentorship

–       Room for growth, your ideas and input are important to us

–       Performance based pay-raises

–       Possibility of on-farm accommodation

–       Supply of farm grown vegetables, fruits, eggs etc.

–       Space to grow your own garden if interested

–       Starting wage $12 – $15 / hour, depending on experience

Email Nicky at whitehousestables@telus.net a cover letter, resume and 3 references. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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