Greenhouse Grower

Date Posted: May 15, 2017 - Date Ends: June 30, 2017

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Dunnville, Ontario, Canada
  • Company: Rosa Flora Limited
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  • Phone: 9057748044
  • Contact: Arielle DeBoer
Come join our growing team! Located in Dunnville, Ontario, Rosa Flora Limited is a large, cutting edge,year-round greenhouse grower of premium cut flowers including Large and Mini Gerbera, Snapdragons, and Lisianthus. As part of a team reporting to the head grower, you will be responsible for 1.7 ha of cut flowers (lisianthus) and the people who work in that area.

You will:
• Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who cultivate and harvest flowers.
• Monitor the crops to ensure quality growth & harvesting of cut flowers
• Plant crops when necessary
• Monitor and control pests, using IPM biologicals, and pesticides
• Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other departments under the guidance of a grower • Resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit reports to grower
• Train workers in job duties and company policies
• Ensure safety rules are followed
• Monitor water and pH & EC levels
• Monitor ventilation, CO2 and other environmental conditions
• Perform the same duties as workers supervised.

We require:
Up to 1 year experience, preferably in cut flowers. High school completion. Licence to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides. Experience with Argus/Priva computer systems a plus Skills / Abilities required: ~Physically capable of regular greenhouse activities- including standing, walking, lifting, bending, and with standing high periods of heat and humidity. ~effective verbal and written communication in English: ~Spanish language skills an asset. ~Ability to take leadership role and display personal initiative and attention to detail, as well as high speed.

Work Conditions:
Year-round in an indoor greenhouse and/or warehouse environment. Some periods of heat and humidity. ~Use various equipment daily. ~50 hours average per week ~Benefits include Life Insurance, RRSP savings and performance incentive plan

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