Job Opportunity – TRANSPLANTER

TRANSPLANTER

Job Description

The Transplanter, under the direction of the Head Grower, will primarily be responsible to follow growing schedules from established procedures from grower or manager. This position will prepare flats and fill with soil, and then preparing transplants for retail sale. The Transplanter must possess ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands and ability to work individually as well as part of a team.

A applications can be sent to betty@morrisflowers.ca

Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • Economical
  • Organization
  • Resourceful
  • Time Management

Job Duties

  • Ascertain growing schedules and deviations from established procedures from grower or manager
  • Prepare flats and fill with soil
  • Ensure the health and viability of the product
  • Conduct analysis of soil moisture and waters plants appropriately
  • Maintain plants by planting, transplanting, cultivating, irrigating, and pruning
  • Prepare flowers in greenhouses by planting and prepping them for outdoor transplant
  • Enter all work completed in record book
  • Move and sort plants in production and retail greenhouses as required
  • Clean workstation at end of each work day and prepare space for morning jobs
  • Any other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Basic understanding of horticultural techniques

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to hazards associated with the industry/trade
  • Flexible hours including weekends, and holidays
  • Extended periods of stooping, bending, and kneeling
  • Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 23 kilograms
  • Working in an environment subject to frequent temperature changes

Contract length: 3 months

Expected Start Date: 2021-03-08

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $15.00-$16.00 per hour