Grower 2 - *Red Rock

Date Posted: April 07, 2017 - Date Ends: April 30, 2017

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Prince George, British Columbia
  • Company: PRT Growing Services
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  • Contact: Human Resources
Grower needed in Prince George, British Columbia for PRT Growing Services.

PRT Red Rock Position Description: The Grower 2 will be responsible for the following:
* to assist with the production of quality forest seedling crops by applying effective forest nursery practices and principles;
* to operationally assist, co-ordinate and train forest nursery workers in required nursery work activities;
* to keep neat and accurate records including computerized record keeping systems;
* to operate computerized and other control systems;
* to maintain, repair and upgrade nursery facilities and ensure proper maintenance of equipment in use;
* weekend work and shift work will be required. Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for the position will be the successful completion of two certificates in horticulture.

Internal applicants require registration in and 30% successful completion of two certificates in horticulture from the University of Guelph within the two year period prior to application, as well as three years of experience as an Irrigation Specialist.

If applicants are enrolled in the University of Guelph Horticulture Certificate Program, 30% completion is defined as the completion of 4 courses and the first qualifying exam. For other programs, 30% completion will be assessed at the sole discretion of the manager of PRT Red Rock Nursery. Applicants must hold a BC driver's license, and be capable of obtaining a pesticide applicator certificate. Applicants must also be able to operate greenhouse equipment and climate control systems, to coordinate and supervise operational tasks, to work with minimal direct supervision, and to provide basic maintenance of facilities and equipment. Candidates may be required to pass written and practical tests to demonstrate that they have the required qualifications, skill, experience, ability, competence and efficiency for this position.

Check out our employment video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsvfZdw_9m0 Salary: $22.18 Start Date: May 1, 2017 Closing Date: April 24, 2017 Applications: For more information or to apply for this exciting opportunity please visit: https://www.prt.com/careers/current-job-postings

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