We are Arbutus Grove Nursery, a family owned, and operated nursery based on Vancouver Island. We specialize in growing containerized seedlings for reforestation, serving forest companies, government agencies, First Nations bands and woodlot owners throughout British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. We also provide services such as seedling storage and seedling delivery, ensuring that our seedlings are in prime condition to thrive upon planting. We are a team of 16 year-round full-time employees with a seasonal workforce of over 70 people during our peak time.
We are expanding our team and are looking for a Head Grower to join us.
Duties: The successful applicant will work under the direction of our Nursery Manager and will provide instruction and supervision to our team of Growers and Growing Technicians, leading the Grow Team.
The Head grower is responsible for the implementation and improvement of all growing related tasks at AGN. With a continual improvement mindset, the Head Grower will have an opportunity to join our family and be the leader of our dedicated Grow Team.
Competencies: The successful applicant will have proven competencies and personality traits, demonstrated within their previous employment.
Hours and Workdays: This job will have a 5-day work week schedule however weekends and evenings will be required as described. Standard hours of operation are 7:30 am-4:00 pm with flexibility required on occasion.
Compensation: Will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Benefits: AGN Profit Sharing, Extended Health Plan, Vision Care, Dental Care, Wellness Benefits, Birthday off with Pay, Extra 2 weeks pay at Christmas.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com by September 27th, 2019.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 29 2019 ID: 54621