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Grower
Job Number: 11730

Farm Type:Horticulture - Greenhouse & Nursery
Location:Langley
Persons Required:1
Job Duration:Full-time  (Permanent position)
Job Starts:ASAP
Wages:
  • 0 - 0 per hr.
  • 0 - 0 per month.
  • Subject to experience and education
Work Schedule:
  • M-F, some weekends
Other Job Details:
Skills Needed:
    • Ability to take short term and long term responsibility for specific tasks.
    • Demonstrate commitment to the job, team, and business, and if necessary work overtime on short notice.
    • Using initiative and intelligence to get jobs done properly the first time.
    • Excellent leadership, communication, and motivational skills required.
    • Quick learner with ability and capacity to adapt to new plants, crops, tasks, and situations.
    • Maintain personal standards of work, i.e. speed and quality.
    • Ability to work in adverse climatic and physically demanding situations.
    • Attention to detail and strong observational skills.
    • Extraordinary character and passion; someone looking for ‘more than just a job’ and wants to be a part of our NATS’ Team.


Education Required:
    • Relevant propagation/growing experience
    • One to four years Horticulture/Biology/Science education an asset
    • Pesticide Applicators’ Certificate or willing to enroll in program
    • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native plants an asset


Housing/Benefits:
    Chamber benefits package


Duties:
    • Responsible for growing a wide variety of native plants. Duties may include irrigation, fertilizing, pruning, pest scouting and spraying in assigned area.
    • Coordinate with IPM (Integrated Pest Management) program to ensure timely and effective biological or chemical treatment of insects & diseases.
    • Supervise and work with crew of up to 8 people.
    • Development and implementation of specific growing protocols and procedures.
    • Identify crop problems, execute corrective measures and report to Head Grower
    Getting quality plant material ready for scheduled shipment dates
    • Perform soil, water, and disease tests as required.


Other Job Information:
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Agricultural Labour Pool
1144 Vedder Crossing
Chilliwack, BC
V2R 3N7

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