Irrigation Specialist * (Hybrid) Pitt Meadows

Date Posted: May 08, 2017 - Date Ends: June 01, 2017

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Company: PRT Growing Services
  • Contact: Human Resources
Irrigation Specialist
IRRIGATION SPECIALIST PRT Hybrid nursery is now recruiting for the position of Seasonal Irrigation Specialist.

Description As part of the nursery grow team under the direction of the nursery growers, the irrigation specialist will assist in the growing of the seedlings. Main job functions include mixing fertilizers, unplugging nozzles, checking block weights, and monitoring / measuring crops.

Maintenance and other nursery work will be required from time to time. * Positions will start in May and continue till October depending on the weather and workload at the nursery. * Shift work and weekend work is required * Applicants may be required to pass (60% or better) a written and or practical test * Successful applicants will be required to have rain gear. * Relevant forest seedling nursery experience is useful, however, not essential

Location: Situated in the beautiful lower mainland just a 45-minute drive east of downtown Vancouver. Pitt Meadows is a greenery-laden, mountain-ringed community next to the Fraser River that offers a blend of authentic rural activities and urban amenities. Catering to any interest; majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage throughout all four seasons make this a sought out place to live.

About PRT Growing Services Ltd.:
PRT operates a diverse network of nurseries in Canada and the United States enabling us to grow a wide variety of high-quality container forest seedlings for all climatic and site conditions. Annual production of 200 million seedlings makes PRT the largest producer of containerized forest seedlings in North America. We produce trees for customers from British Columbia to Ontario and Wisconsin to California.

How to Apply:
Applications will be accepted until April 30th, 2017 . To learn more about this great opportunity please contact us and/or submit your resume through the career page of our website at

Thank you for applying; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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