Job Responsibilities include:
1) Receive and distribute incoming plant liners/plugs for production purposes, and confirm quantities received are accurate
2) Inspect plants ordered by garden centres for quality control before shipping, and remove or find replacements for plants that do not meet required grade
3) As time permits, assist in loading trucks and pulling orders of perennials and flowering shrubs
4) May be involved in daily assessing watering requirements of and caring for plants in a 1-acre greenhouse
Experience in ornamental or nursery industry required.
General knowledge of perennials, flowering shrubs, and broadleaf evergreens is an asset.
Benefits package provided. This is a permanent, full-time position.
Must be available to work extended hours during the growing season due to heavy volumes, particularly from April through June.
Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions and be physically able to lift and carry plant material for extended periods of time.
Anticipated start date: March 13, 2017
Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 905-563-5256.