Seasonal Coffee Packager

Level Ground  Seasonal Coffee Packager

Department:             Operations
Position Type:           Part-Time, Seasonal
Effective:                   Immediate – December 24th, 2021
Schedule:                  20 to 37.5 hours/week (M-F)
Compensation:         $16.35/hour
Location:                   Central Saanich, BC

About Us

Level Ground is a Fair Trade organization established in 1997. Our mission is to trade fairly and directly with small-scale producers in developing countries and to market their products in North America, offering our customers ethical consumer choices. 

We import coffee, tea, dried fruit, and cane sugar from small-scale producers in Colombia, Honduras, Peru, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, D.R. Congo, India, & more.  Our products are sold through a network of fair-trade stores, grocery stores, health stores, cafés, and non-profit organizations.

Our Team

Level Ground’s Production team is a co-operative, communicative, forward-thinking & positive environment where hard work and innovation are valued. The team is responsible for roasting, packaging and shipping delicious coffee.

Job Overview

The primary deliverables of the position are:

  • Operating packaging and roasting equipment
  • Cleaning equipment and processing areas
  • Completing other duties as required 

Desired Assets

The ideal candidate would have the following skills, abilities and experience:

  • Valid Food Safe certificate
    • Can be attained during employment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Physically able to lift up to 40lb
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, determination, and adaptability
  • Experienced team player who enjoys smiling, listening, and contributing to a positive work environment
  • Growth and learning mindset

Benefits

We love coffee! Staff have access to delicious beverages from our Tasting Room prepared by our awesome Baristas. Everyone on the team also gets to choose a package of coffee, tea, dried fruit or cane sugar to enjoy at home weekly.

We reward staff for hiking, biking or busing to work. Level Ground saves on parking costs, the team reaps the health benefits and the earth is a happier place with one less car on the road.  For making this effort, Level Ground will pay staff a subsidy dependent on their mode of transportation.    

Applications

Please submit your application to hr@levelground.com. We thank you for your time and interest in applying for this position, however we will only be contacting candidates being considered for an interview.

If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process due to a disability, please indicate this when we contact you. We will happily work with you to find a reasonable accessibility solution.