Assistant Grower

Delta View Farms Ltd. - Delta, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job Posting – Assistant Grower

Delta View Farms Ltd. is an 18-acre family owned and operated hydroponic tomato and strawberry greenhouse located in Delta, BC. We are currently accepting applications for an Assistant Grower.

Job Duties

  • Help ensure the crops are healthy and growing optimally
  • Assist in all aspects of the production process including climate management, Integrated Pest Management, crop maintenance, quality control, grading and packing, and inventory management
  • Assist in managing variety trials including trial setup, data collection and reporting, fruit shelf-life and quality assessments
  • Become familiar with the greenhouse climate control system
  • Rotational on-call duty responding to greenhouse alarms (24 hr/day coverage for 1 week at a time
  • Assist in time-sensitive emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment
  • Assist with food safety program
  • Mix and apply fertilizers and pesticides as needed
  • Comply with safety and other regulatory standards

Qualification Requirements

  • - Post-secondary education in a related field
  • - Minimum 2 years of greenhouse and/or nursery experience
  • - Must be a team player with good work ethic and attitude
  • - Able to work in a fast-paced, multicultural and multilingual environment
  • - Must hold a valid BC driver’s license and have a reliable personal vehicle for use
  • - Strong computer skills
  • - Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • - Must be mechanically inclined. Prior experience with greenhouse mechanics is an asset, including mechanical venting, irrigation and heating systems, and grading equipment
  • - Physically capable of regular greenhouse activities – including walking, lifting, bending, working at heights, and withstanding periods of high heat
  • - Must have a certified pesticide applicators license and forklift operator license within 6 months of hire date

Hours, salary & benefits

  • - Full time position, 40-50 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Saturdays when needed
  • - Salary dependent on experience and education
  • - Group benefits including: Extended health and dental, life insurance, dependent life insurance, AD&D

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Disability insurance
  • Casual dress
  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance programs

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year

Work remotely:

  • No