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Greenhouse Nursery Worker - Full Time / À Temps Plein

Organization Overview:

Jplant

Industry Sector: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Organization Description:

Jplant is a propagation nursery located just north of the 401 in Napanee, Ontario. We propagate bamboo, ornamental grasses, and flowering shrubs for sale to the commercial market (nurseries, landscapers and garden centres). We make all sales online and ship to clients thus there is no public customer relations on site.

We are currently seeking a motivated, hard-working individual with an interest in horticulture and plant propagation. This is an opportunity to work with a master horticulturalist, learn best practices in plant propagation and greenhouse management, as well as learn about over 1000 different plant species and varieties. We are a growing company and are interested in investing in hard working individuals for future employment.

Job Listing #7933

Greenhouse Nursery Worker • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 15 Jul 2021

Application Deadline: 30 Sep 2021

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $15/hour

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Position Title: Greenhouse Nursery Worker

Organization: Jplant

Location: Napanee, Ontario

Hours: 40 hours per week

Wage: $15.00 per hour

 

Jplant is a propagation nursery located just north of the 401 in Napanee, Ontario. We propagate bamboo, ornamental grasses, and flowering shrubs for sale to the commercial market (nurseries, landscapers and garden centres). We make all sales online and ship to clients thus there is no public customer relations on site.

We are currently seeking a motivated, hard-working individual with an interest in horticulture and plant propagation. This is an opportunity to work with a master horticulturalist, learn best practices in plant propagation and greenhouse management, as well as learn about over 1000 different plant species and varieties. We are a growing company and are interested in investing in hard working individuals for future employment.

 

Job Description

  • Work with a small nursery team
  • Propagate plants by cuttings or division
  • Transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings
  • Pruning
  • Weeding
  • Prepare orders for shipping

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Brendan at info@jplant.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Qualifications:

 

  • Education and/or experience in horticulture or a related field is an asset
  • Quick learner and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Responsible and able to work independently
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a small team
  • Able to complete tasks efficiently and on schedule
  • Able to understand and follow directions exactly as given
  • Health and Safety mindfulness
  • Valid G class drivers license (or able to arrange reliable transportation to the nursery)
  • Fitness: A variety of tasks require workers to stay in one position over long periods of time: standing, kneeling, sitting. Able to safely lift 40lbs on occasion, and possibly participate in small construction projects.
  • Ability to work outdoors in hot summer weather and rain.

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