ID PH0001 Assistant Grower/Supervisor (Abbotsford, BC)

Job Position: Non-Apprenticeship Position

Salary: $22 - $25 per hour

Job Requirement

  • Education & Qualifications:
  • • Bachelor of Science degree or education leading to a horticulture or floriculture fields;
  • • Minimum 3 years experience in ornamental or nursery industry (floriculture/horticulture);
  • • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience;
  • • Must be team and goal oriented;
  • • Must be able to work in a fast paced, multilingual and multicultural environment ;
  • • Must have strong communication skills, strong organizational skills accompanied with attention to detail;
  • • Must be willing to have a certified pesticide applicator license within one year of hire date;
  • • Fluent in spoken and written English; Spanish is an asset.

Transportation Requirements

  • Must have Drivers license
  • Must have own vehicle
  • No Transit Availability

Job Description

Job Requirements:
Reporting to an Operations Manager, you will be responsible to:
• Manage all production activities, including overseeing and coordinating the daily activities of the production team assigned to you;
• Manage all aspects of the production process like greenhouse management, climate control, IPM, crop maintenance, quality control and inventory management;
• Ensure tasks are assigned efficiently, productivity objectives are met, and safety standards are maintained;
• maintain a hands on approach, leading by example;
• flex to other areas in the nursery during the slow season;
• Be available to work extended hours during seasonal demands from March through July;
• Budget, track and forecast all assigned accounts

Job Location

Job locations:

• 34825 Hallert Road, Abbotsford, BC V3G 1R3
• 4262 Wright St, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7Y8

Additional Information

Work Conditions:

• Be prepared to work additional hours as required;
• Employees provide own rain gear, work gloves and steel-toed footwear (per OHS 8.2);
• agree to follow and demonstrate the company's core values;
• Work in adverse weather conditions and be physically able to meet demands such as standing for long periods of time, repetitive bending, twisting and pulling;
• We are a smoke free workplace.

We offer:
• a positive and dynamic work environment;
• a competitive salary of $22 - $25 per hour, based on qualifications and experience;
• a company benefit package including extended health and dental coverage;
• a company profit share program;
• additional benefits available after 3 years + continuous employment.

Applications for ID PH0001 Assistant Grower/Supervisor (Abbotsford, BC) are closed.