Forest Seedling Grower/Supervisor

We are a family owned business that specializes in container grown tree seedlings.

You would be part of a small year round team with a much larger seasonal crew during peak times. The job of the Grower involves both individual and team work. An enjoyment of both work aspects and good communication is necessary. We are currently looking for a motivated individual to join us as a Forest Seedling Grower/Supervisor.

Duties:

  • Irrigation monitoring, repair and adjustment

  • Assist with maintenance of nursery equipment and infrastructure 

  • Co-ordinate with Employee Operations

  • Employee Supervision

  • Equipment Operation

  • Monitoring and record keeping of all tree growth aspects

  • Irrigation, spraying and application of pest control methods. Mixing chemicals and fertilizers

  • Identifying, tracking, recording crop issues

  • Sowing, growing, harvest and shipping maintenance and planning

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in horticulture, agriculture or forestry or an acceptable combination of training and relevant experience

  • Experience working in a greenhouse and/or outdoor operations including ability to organize, plan and lead a team

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Must hold or be capable of obtaining a Pesticide Applicator Certificate and OFA Level 1

  • Hold a valid drivers license 

  • Be able to work extended hours during peak seasons (predominantly October - December)

  • Forklift or Equipment operation experience

  • Physical ability to lift 50+ pounds

  • Mechanical maintenance knowledge an asset  

For general inquiries about this position, please use the form below.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to office@landingnurseryltd.ca

For general inquiries about upcoming job oppertunities,

please use the form below.

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