Horticultural Grower Job Opening in Wyoming, ON - Sipkens Nurseries Recruitment 2017
Sipkens Nurseries is a family owned and operated Greenhouse and Garden Centre located in the Sarnia Lambton community since 1989. As one of the fastest growing Garden Centres in the area we are noted for providing exceptional quality, customer service and knowledge.
Our company has an opening for a full time, experienced:
The preferred candidate will work within the production team in a controlled greenhouse environment propagating, cultivating, harvesting, and transplanting trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals as well as providing care and maintenance for all products. This person should be familiar with spotting diseases or insects on plants as well as applying fertilizers and chemical and biological solutions.
Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees, using hand tools and gardening tools. Plant crops, trees, and/or other plants
Dig, cut, and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs
Harvest plants, and transplant or pot and label them
Evaluate quality of plants and know how to spot disease or insects
Be willing to apply chemical and biological solutions to plants to protect against disease or insects or to enhance growth
Operate machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest, and spray plants
Regulate greenhouse conditions, and indoor and outdoor irrigation systems
Work alongside management to assess growing needs and plan for seasons
Work alongside wholesale management to ensure accuracy and efficiency during the shipping season
Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Wage: $15.00 to $20.00 depending on experience
Completion of a college certificate in Horticulture or a related field
2-3+ year’s industry experience
Bilingual (Spanish/English) would be an asset
Knowledge of irrigation, chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, pesticides and their proper handling procedures
Ability to perform general physical activities such as lifting, bending and standing for extended periods of time as well as working in diverse weather conditions
Enjoy working as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
A passion for horticulture and/or gardening
A desire to learn, develop and improve
Our friendly and inviting atmosphere will make your work experience a unique and welcoming adventure. If you feel you meet our criteria, please apply in person today!
Serious candidates MUST apply in person to fill out an application. Hand resumes in to:
Mark Sipkens, Brian Sipkens or Allison Leach
3261 London Line
Job Type: Full-time
- Growing: 2 years
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