Greenhouse Worker

Bloom Greenhouse and Garden Centre

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Garden tractors
  • 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
  • Bedding plants
  • Berry bushes
  • Specific Skills

  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Operate climate controls
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • 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
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Weeding
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    Experience: Experience an asset

    Number of Vacancies: 4
    Wages: $12.95 to $14.00 hourly (to be negotiated)