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Job Description: Permaculture Field Worker
Organization: P3 Permaculture Inc
Location: Montréal, Quebec

P3 is a Social Enterprise that Designs, Shares, and Grows ecological solutions with a focus on the third ethic of permaculture: Fair Share. Share is represented by our educational branch. P3 offers the internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) both on a part-time and full-time basis, as well as workshops, talks, and special events animation. P3 also provides consultation services that are site and budget specific, guiding you from the initial brainstorming to the full implementation of the plan. We provide accessible training and the resources you need in order to become a permaculture designer, a community organizer, or simply a more ecologically conscious individual.

P3 Permaculture is looking for a team of field workers to join its dynamic team.

Key responsibilities and tasks

Main Tasks:

  • Driving the company vehicle
  • Implementing a food forest design
  • Planting Trees
  • Spreading mulch
  • Applying cover crop seeds
  • Digging and moving materials
  • Implementing an Aquaculture Design
  • Planting aquatic species
  • Moving heavy materials
  • Spreading gravel
  • General labour

Qualifications & Experience

  • Hold a Permaculture Design Certificate from a recognised organisation
  • Able to be self guided and seek solutions independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Participative leadership

Other Assets

  • Able to work independently and in collaboration with colleagues;
  • Knows how to problem solve and prioritize tasks;
  • Passionate about Permaculture and positive social impact

Typical work week

  • Departure from montreal Monday to Wakefield work all week 9-5pm departure from site Friday mid day.
  • Some weeks have advanced courses during weekends and the core team will not be returning to montreal until after the weekend.
  • Housing is provided in cold months however when the season warms up Camping on site may be required.


  • Contracts begin when the ground thaws and we can begin planting of trees May 1-20th
  • Contracts may be available from April 15th to November 15th.
  • $13-15/hour based on experience raise possible based on performance.
  • Hours are determined by contract need
  • Travel hours are not paid but transportation is included
  • If you have your own vehicle you may come and go to the site as needed
  • with possibility of extra hours based on contracts
  • Possibility of working beyond 5 pm and sometimes during weekends

Deadline to apply: May 1st at 11:59 PM

Questions about the job offer or the application process? Contact Graham Calder at:

To apply

Send us your CV and a cover letter in one document to:

We may read applications and interview candidates before the applications close. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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Numéro : 45121       Date publiée sur Apr 12 2018