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Farm Labourer – Livestock

Farm Labourer – Livestock / Contract

Reports to: Supervisor
Posted on November 2, 2018

At Enterra, we believe we can change the world with our innovative insect farming technology. We grow black soldier fly larvae, a beneficial insect species that is highly efficient at converting recycled food into sustainable nutrients for animals and plants. Our team is our most important asset, bringing innovative thinking, a can-do attitude, and a commitment to driving change.

We are currently looking for a full-time position, contract or permanent, as Farm Labourer to join our growing team and contribute to the safe and reliable operation of our production facility in Langley, BC. The position can be either contract until June 30, 2019 or permanent with a relocation to Calgary, AB in early 2019.

What Enterra offers you:

  • Competitive wages – $18.00/hourly
  • Excellent benefits plan
  • Unique experience in a farm-meets-biology-lab-meets-industrial-process environment
  • Significant opportunity for growth
  • A job you can feel good about!

Responsibilities include:

  • Strict adherence to health and safety policies, housekeeping standards, and training procedures
  • Ensure the health of the flies by providing the necessities for their survival
  • Conducting, observing and recording experimental data
  • Other duties as assigned by area supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift loads of up to 20kg
  • Ability to work in high temperature and high humidity environment
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and the ability to use basic hand tools are an asset
  • Forklift experience an asset
  • Light maintenance tasks (i.e. minor repairs on tools and equipment)
  • Experience in the fast food industry is an asset (similar skills required)

Schedule:

  • Must be able to work weekdays and weekends (6:00am – 2:30pm)
  • Schedule subject to change with advanced notice

Interested? Please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@enterrafeed.com.