Overview

TruNorth is a mushroom/plant-medicine foraging and processing company based in Goulais River, ON. Our customers come to us for the high-quality, safe, wild-harvested variety we maintain.We pride ourselves on our TruNorth sustainability practices and a deep passion for the Canadian Wildnerness. We believe in the healing powers of fungi and plant medicine.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a job for someone interested in learning and gaining new skills.

Our TruNorth Harvesters are our most important assets. Each new Harvester goes through the TruNorth training with an experienced supervisor, manager or owner, setting you up for success. This training supports the rigorous learning required to navigate through the forest in remote locations using a GPS, compass, and maps. Each Harvester will identify, locate, and harvest medicinal mushrooms and pack out heavy loads from remote locations to drop points for pick up.

Each Harvester will have the opportunity to learn our safe handling and processing methods. These will be done using sterilized equipment eg. hand tools, grinders and mills. Daily clean-up and organization of the processing facility will be the responsibility of everyone on the team.

The Harvester will also contribute to our TruNorth harvest app with basic data entry using GPS units, computer programs,and spreadsheets.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify desired tree stands and mushrooms grown in these areas
  • Locate, harvest and pack out Reishi, Chaga and other species of medicinal mushrooms from remote locations
  • Process mushrooms using hand tools, grinders and mills

MINOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Read maps, compasses, and GPS coordinates
  • Commute to remote locations for harvesting
  • Learn about the medicinal value of Chaga and which parts to discard and which to keep
  • Equipment upkeep; cleaning, organizing, etc
  • Basic data entry into GPS units and spreadsheets

SUPERVISOR: Cody McElrea

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $17.00-$28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: On the road