Greenhouse Worker

Glad Gardens

  • or equivalent experience
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Not applicable
  • Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Light trucks
  • Irrigation pumps and equipment
  • Garden tractors
  • Area of Specialization

  • Retail business
  • Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Work Setting

  • Greenhouse
  • Type of Product

  • Vegetables
  • Tropical plants
  • Seasonal plants
  • Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges
  • Fruit trees
  • Cut flowers
  • Bedding plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants
  • Perennials
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Record and relay information
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Operate cash register
  • Operate climate controls
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Vegetable culling
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Non-smoking
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Items Auctioned

  • Farm
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 2
    Wages: $13.50 to $14.50 hourly (to be negotiated)