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Field Grower

Glen Williams Farm - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada Req #389
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
 

Employment Opportunity

 

Independently owned and operated for more than 100 years, Sheridan Nurseries is Canada's largest, fully integrated garden centre, retailer and grower, known for top quality products and services. Our Glen Williams farm grows woody plants from bedliners to wire basket trees on over 100 acres. At Sheridan Nurseries we offer employees a dynamic, fun and fast paced work environment, focused on growth, development and personal well being with flexible, comprehensive training programs. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a company pension.

 

 Sheridan Nurseries Glen Williams Farm is actively searching for a:

 

 Field Grower

Permanent, Full-Time

 

Position Summary

The Field Grower is responsible for overseeing the complete production cycle for their crops.  The successful candidate will work as part of a team to plant, grow, inventory and dig finished plants that meet guest expectations, and supervise and work with field crews to ensure safety, quality and productivity targets are met.


Accountabilities 

  • Lead your team with a positive attitude
  • Oversee planning, fertility, and crop rotation
  • Supervise and work with field crews on all growing activities; planting, growing, budding, weeding, harvesting, etc.
  • Facilitate sales by accurate inventory maintenance, communicating.
  • Research and trial new methods and growing techniques to improve quality and readiness



Skills and Requirements

  • A passion for plants and continuous improvement. 
  • Post-secondary degree in Agriculture or similar field
  • Three years’ progressive experience working with Field crops and equipment
  • Solid work ethic, well organized with good record keeping skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills – ability to resolve conflicts quickly and effectively
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to work long hours in spring and summer including evenings/weekends in outdoor environment

 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Glen Williams Farm - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada