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Grower (Full Time)

Devan Greenhouses is a wholesale and retail greenhouse in Abbotsford, BC, producing a wide variety of potted plants for our garden center as well as for customers and other greenhouses throughout Canada. We grow a full range of
annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, and tropicals in our production facility.

We are looking for a dedicated and hardworking grower to join our greenhouse production team. The grower will coordinate with managers, the production team, and other growers to complete all growing-related tasks needed to produce high quality crops.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain irrigation, fertilizers, and climate for each crop’s specific needs.
  • Monitoring for pest and disease, recording and reporting daily. When necessary, taking appropriate actions using both biological and chemical measures.
  • Maintaining detailed records of all growing activities, regularly logging problems and solutions.
  • Monitoring and managing crop nutrient requirements daily as well as ensuring optimal growing environments (temperature, light, space).
  • Care of plants including: cutting, picking, irrigation, weed control and cleaning of bays
  • Evaluate plant health and growth rates, adjusting feeding schedules.
  • Inspecting growing equipment, ensuring regular maintenance is being performed.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Applicants must have at least 2-5 years growing experience in a production greenhouse or successful completion of a horticultural diploma program.
  • Must be familiar with Argus or similar climate control systems.
  • A valid pesticide applicator certificate or license.
  • Tractor and forklift experience.
  • Proven understanding of horticultural techniques and plant health.
  • Working knowledge of agricultural and greenhouse equipment.
  • Strong decision making, judgement, time management and recordkeeping skills.

Position
Requirements

  • Legally permitted to work in Canada. 
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team; listen well and follow direction.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with co-workers, management, and other industry professionals.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.
  • Must have own transportation.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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