A man leaning on a wooden fence, smiling. He is wearing a grey button up shirt with a collar, and a Gwillimdale Farms logo on the left side of the chest.
Image of a man in a black and grey Gwillimdale Farms polo shirt, standing beside a large piece of farming equipment. Freshly harvested carrots can be seen hanging behind him.
Image of a woman in a black Gwillimdale Farms vest. She is looking at the camera and smiling. The background is out of focus, but stacks of bags of produce and metal shelving are visible.
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Opportunites

Want to Join Our Growing Team?

Browse the open positions below to find jobs that suit your specific career interests, and click to apply.
*Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Groundskeeper / Farm Hand

Job Summary

The Groundskeeper / Farm Hand is responsible for performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of needed repairs and general lawn maintenance and landscaping. As well as performing other general farm duties.

Experience

  • 1+ year(s) experience with lawn maintenance, groundskeeping, landscaping, general labourer, or related field.
  • Previous experience operating hand tools such as a chainsaw, jigsaw.
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License is required.

Farm Equipment and Truck Operator

Job Summary

The Farm Equipment and Truck Operator will be responsible for the operation of farm equipment, trucks, and assisting with daily farm operations. Strong consideration will be given to hard working individuals with previous farm experience or experience in a comparable setting. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter and a team player with exceptional attention to detail who holds a valid DZ driver’s license.

We offer certification opportunities and career advancement. We are also willing to train candidates who have the desire to learn.

Our operators work full-time. Evening and weekend hours vary during planting and harvest seasons. Overtime as required. Work hours will change based on seasonal requirements.

Experience

  • DZ driver’s license is required
  • Clean driver’s abstract and CVOR required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience driving DZ/AZ is required
  • Heavy equipment operator license/education/experience is an asset
  • Ability to drive 18 speed manual transmission is required

Agricultural Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Summary

The Agricultural and Heavy Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for the maintenance of Gwillimdale’s farm operations fleet while demonstrating sound mechanical aptitude. This role reports directly to the Farm Operations Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a licenced mechanic and have experience with the repair and diagnostics of both large and small engines, tractors, tractor trailers, wheel loaders, and excavators, etc.

The successful candidate will be a team player with the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as a part of a team. This role will directly report to the Farm Operations Manager.

In this role, heavy shop tools are provided by the Company.

Typical hours of work: Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. During the farm’s busy season (planting and harvest), there are planned blackout periods, no vacation can be booked during these periods.

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years experience maintaining heavy farm equipment.
  • Experience working on tractor trailers.
  • Registered as a licensed Heavy Duty Equipment Technician / Heavy Duty Mechanic / Diesel Mechanic / Agriculture Equipment Technician (relevant tickets will be considered) is preferred.
  • Possess a valid Ontario G Class Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract is required.
  • Possess a valid DZ driver’s license is an asset.
  • Any agricultural experience is a definite asset and should be highlighted in your application.

Agricultural Mechanic

Job Summary

The Agricultural Mechanic is responsible for having a lead role in the maintenance of farm vehicles, and machinery. This position reports directly to the Farm Operations Manager.

Experience

  • 2-5 years of experience in a management position in the agriculture sector preferred.

Procurement Inventory Specialist

Job Summary

The Procurement Inventory Specialist is responsible for having a lead role in the purchasing and delivery of parts and supplies for the farm, shop and packaging plant as well as creation and maintenance of inventory systems. This position requires experience in the agricultural and/or food packaging sector. Current knowledge of legal and regulatory industry requirements and trends to ensure that the organizations purchasing function, vendors and products meet the standards of quality at competitive prices.

This position reports directly to the Business Operations Manager and indirectly to Farm Manager and Plant operations Manager..

Experience

  • Bachelor of Administration degree in Business or Finance with a focus on Logistics
  • Supply Chain, Inventory Management or equivalent years of experience and educations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • 2-5 years of experience in procurement/inventory management preferred.
  • 2-5 years of experience in agricultural and/or food packaging sector.
  • Membership in the Purchasing Management Association of Canada
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Public Purchasing
  • Membership in a provincial purchasing management association
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment is an asset.