13 Oct2021

Worm Picker/Harvester

  • National Bait Inc.
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Job ID : 33397
  • Category : Agriculture
  • Job Type : Temporary
  • Salary : $14.35 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2021-10-13
  • Posting Date : 13 Oct 2021
  • Expiry Date : 12 Nov 2021

Description

Job Description

  • This position is a night shift
  • Picking worms from approximately dusk until dawn in spring, summer, autumn (including handling, packing, sorting, and counting);
  • Extracting worms from ground/soil and placing into appropriate receptacles, removing worms from receptacle, placing into mesh bag and repeat
  • Placing full bags into wooden boxes and assisting driver load boxes into truck,
  • Assisting with preparation of farm land for worm picking, including clean-up, removing garbage/stones/debris/hay as well as set up of pipes used for irrigation.
  • Minimal English required; the job can be taught to those with very little English Knowledge.
  • Workers are paid $14.35 per hour or the piecework rate, whichever is greater ($14 to $30/1,000 worms).  Hours are approximately 32 per week.
  • Medical and Dental Benefits available.
  • Locations of employment vary, pending rain and weather conditions; ie. Kirkton, Monkton, Conn, Guelph, and Princeton.
  • Workers are asked to meet at National Bait Inc. at 946 Lakeshore Rd. East in Mississauga at approx. 5:30 pm.  From here, workers are bused to farms (about 1.5 to 2 hours away) and provided with equipment free of charge.  Travel time is unpaid. 
  • Skills: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling, working in wet weather conditions. 

 

 
 

 

 

How to Apply

Potential Candidates, please contact 905-278-0180, Monday to Friday between 9 am - 5 pm

Or in person at 946 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga ON L5E 1E4

 

 

Job Categories: Agriculture. Job Types: Temporary. Job expires in 17 days.

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