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PLANT NURSERY

Position: Field Grower
Company: Sheridan Nurseries
Location: Glen Williams / Georgetown, Halton/GTA, Ontario

Independently owned and operated for more than 100 years, Sheridan Nurseries is Canada's largest, fully integrated garden centre, retailer and grower, known for top quality products and services. Our Glen Williams farm grows woody plants from bedliners to wire basket trees on over 100 acres. At Sheridan Nurseries we offer employees a dynamic, fun and fast paced work environment, focused on growth, development and personal well being with flexible, comprehensive training programs. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a company pension.

Sheridan Nurseries Glen Williams Farm is actively searching for a:

Field Grower

  • Permanent, Full-Time

Position Summary

The Field Grower is responsible for overseeing the complete production cycle for their crops. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to plant, grow, inventory and dig finished plants that meet guest expectations, and supervise and work with field crews to ensure safety, quality and productivity targets are met.

Accountabilities

  • Lead your team with a positive attitude
  • Oversee planning, fertility, and crop rotation
  • Supervise and work with field crews on all growing activities; planting, growing, budding, weeding, harvesting, etc.
  • Facilitate sales by accurate inventory maintenance, communicating.
  • Research and trial new methods and growing techniques to improve quality and readiness

Skills and Requirements

  • A passion for plants and continuous improvement.
  • Post-secondary degree in Agriculture or similar field
  • Three years’ progressive experience working with Field crops and equipment
  • Solid work ethic, well organized with good record keeping skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills – ability to resolve conflicts quickly and effectively
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to work long hours in spring and summer including evenings/weekends in outdoor environment

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 17 2021    ID: 59107