Grower

  • Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd
  • 38024 John Wise Line, St. Thomas, ON, Canada
  • Jan 23, 2023
Agriculture

Job Description

lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;stronggt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:14.0ptquot;gt;Growerlt;/spangt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;a name=quot;_Hlk78981378quot;gt;Full-time, Permanentlt;/agt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;St. Thomas, Ontario (Talbotville rural location)lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; amp;nbsp; lt;h3gt;lt;stronggt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:13ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;font-family:Arial,sans-serifquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12.0ptquot;gt;Report tolt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/h3gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Head Growerlt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;stronggt;The Companylt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;At Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, our vision is to be Eastern North Americaamp;rsquo;s premier supplier of greenhouse vegetable transplants.amp;nbsp; In order to help us accomplish this goal, we need to hire motivated passionate people. With that in mind, we are looking for a Grower whose primary responsibilities will be working with the growing team to ensure high-quality vegetable seedlings. More specifically these duties would include responsibility for an assigned section of the greenhouse under the direction of the Head Grower and working with a cross-functional team to ensure productivity and quality goals for assignments are met.lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Job Description/Responsibilitieslt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Gather data for plant trials as directedlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Responsible for growing activities in an assigned section of the greenhouse; including irrigation, pest control; and monitoring and maintaining climate as directedlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Mentor and train Jr and Assistant Growers and other greenhouse employees.lt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Collect and maintain data records relating to crop health, environmental data, trials, sanitationlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity lt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Participate in quality and productivity improvement initiativeslt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Maintain and adhere to all company policies and procedureslt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Help maintain a safe and clean workplacelt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Perform other tasks as may be assignedlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;stronggt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Minimum Requirementslt;/spangt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Self-motivatedlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Bacheloramp;rsquo;s Degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering or completion of post-secondary diploma in a related fieldlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Minimum of two years of growing, greenhouse, or related experiencelt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Excellent organizational skills and the ability to create logically ordered objectiveslt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Excellent communication, andamp;nbsp;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:#202124quot;gt;analytical, with problem-identification and lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;problem-solving skills lt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;The ability to motivate and attain positive results from employees and teams is a mustlt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;stronggt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Physical Location/Working Conditionslt;/spangt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt; lt;ulgt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Greenhouse environment in a rural area, own transportation required;lt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;35 amp;ndash; 55 hours per week, shifts may vary between day and eveninglt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Ability to work long hours and weekends when required, especially during peak seasonslt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;ligt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;Working in high temperatureslt;/spangt;lt;/ligt; lt;/ulgt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;stronggt;Wagelt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;$20-$30 based on experiencelt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;This role is classified as an agriculture employee/farm employee. See the following link for more details about this classification from ESAlt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;lt;a href=quot;http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/pubs/factsheets/fs_agri.phpquot; style=quot;color:blue; text-decoration:underlinequot;gt;http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/es/pubs/factsheets/fs_agri.phplt;/agt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;stronggt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;How to applylt;/spangt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Submit your resume:lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Mail: 38024 John Wise Line, St. Thomas, Ontario N5P 3T2lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Email: lt;a href=quot;mailto:employment@ontarioplants.comquot; style=quot;color:blue; text-decoration:underlinequot;gt;employment@ontarioplants.comlt;/agt;amp;nbsp;amp;nbsp;amp;nbsp;amp;nbsp;amp;nbsp; Subject title: lt;stronggt;amp;nbsp;Growerlt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Fax: lt;a href=quot;tel:519 637 2449quot;gt;519 637 2449lt;/agt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Website:lt;/spangt; lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;lt;a href=quot;https://www.ontarioplants.com/employmentquot; style=quot;color:blue; text-decoration:underlinequot;gt;https://www.ontarioplants.com/employmentlt;/agt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;background-color:whitequot;gt;lt;emgt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:10.0ptquot;gt;lt;span style=quot;color:blackquot;gt;Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources at lt;a href=quot;tel:519-637-2119quot;gt;519-637-2119lt;/agt;. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those meeting the requirements will be considered.lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;/emgt;lt;/spangt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;stronggt;lt;emgt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:10.0ptquot;gt;COVID-19 considerations:lt;/spangt;lt;/emgt;lt;/stronggt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; lt;span style=quot;font-size:12ptquot;gt;lt;emgt;lt;span style=quot;font-size:10.0ptquot;gt;Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd has a mandatory vaccination policy to safeguard the health and safety of our employees and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. All employees must be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19 or provide documentation for a medical exemption or other protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.lt;/spangt;lt;/emgt;lt;/spangt;lt;br /gt; amp;nbsp;