26 Nov 2020

Assistant Flower Grower

  • Linwell Gardens Ltd.
  • Anywhere
  • Job ID : 15439
  • Category : Agriculture
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $ Annually
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2020-12-01
  • Posting Date : 26 Nov 2020
  • Expiry Date : 26 Nov 2021

Description

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Flower Grower

 

NOC: 0822

JOB BANK #1585454

COMPANY NAME: Linwell Gardens Ltd.

WORK LOCATION ADDRESS: 4760 Lincoln Ave. PO Box 241, Beamsville, Ontario, L0R 1B0

WORK LOCATION: Greenhouse

VACANCIES: 1

TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time, Permanent

START DATE: As Soon As Possible

 

COMPANY INFORMATION

Linwell Gardens Ltd. is a 16 acre flower and plant producing company based out of Beamsville, Ontario that is dedicated to producing only the highest quality plants. Linwell has grown excellence in the greenhouse by combining old fashioned attention to detail with the latest growing techniques and state of the art equipment.

 

The operation specializes in the propagation of rooted annuals, chrysanthemum, and poinsettia liners to the wholesale greenhouse market. The company has partnered with some of the largest garden retailers in Canada to bring to market a comprehensive annuals and planter program including magnificent poinsettias for Christmas. 

 

The Linwell team works hard to understand the customers' needs and to help them showcase the latest varieties with the best garden performance and at this time, Linwell Gardens Ltd. is seeking to hire an experienced Assistant Flower Grower to continue achieving their high standard. The ideal candidate will have a passion for growing, an education in a related field and a minimum of 5 years progressive experience growing flowers. 

 

MAIN JOB DUTIES  

  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills: 

Mixing and applying fertilizer as needed (at times outside standard hours), Watering, fertilizing, spraying, monitoring, mixing fertilizer and chemicals, and dispensing with  exact measurement techniques, Taking and analyzing soil samples (EC and pH), 

Harvesting seedlings, Greenhouse cleaning, Deleafing, Weeding, Suckering

  • Specific Skills: 

Establish work schedules, Following weekly routines and assignments while prioritizing situations as they occur, Management of crop growing operations, including the principles and practices of plant  propagation, cultivation and protection, Conducting R&D on current and potential crops and strategies, Monitoring, assessing, recording and acting according to the needs of the crop 

 

Determine type and quantity of stock to grow, Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems, Hire, train and supervise staff, Establish and maintain required environment, Order materials and stock, Supervise staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying, Organize and direct greenhouse and nursery operations, Apply fertilizers, Resolve work related problems

  • Type of Farm Operations: 

Floriculture production

  • Type of Product: 

Perennials, Bedding Plants, 

Technical Experience:

Greenhouse Production Programs

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONAL SUITABILITY

  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: 

Physically demanding, combinations of sitting, standing and walking, attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Personal Suitability: 

Excellent oral and written communication, team player, initiative, organized, exercises great judgement, flexible, effective interpersonal skills, problem solver, computer skills, familiarity with greenhouse software systems

 

OTHER INFORMATION

 

Work Experience Required: 5 years of progressive experience as grower of annuals

Minimum Education Required:  College Diploma in a related field

Additional Credentials: Chemical application certification or license

 

Wages from:   $23.00

Hours per day: 8

Hours per week: 40

Overtime starts after: N/A

Workplace language: English, Spanish is an asset

 

OTHER BENEFITS

Vacation: 10 days as per the Ontario employment standards act.

Candidate will be eligible for group benefits

 

Email applications to: linwellgardensltd@gmail.com

Job Categories: Agriculture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 313 days.

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