Grower, Horticulture Specialist - UFU-810

Grower, Horticulture Specialist - UFU-810

24 May
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West Coast Floral
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South Surrey

24 May

West Coast Floral

South Surrey

West Coast Floral is a family owned wholesale grower of plant products located in South Surrey. Distributing our products across Western Canada and the Northwestern US, we are looking to fill the Grower, Horticulture Specialist role. West Coast Floral is known for our family values, innovative thinking and exceptional industry standards. Situated on 24 acres, our extensive greenhouses grow over three million plants annually, supplying plant products to our wholesale and shipping division, and our thriving retail garden centre.



The ideal candidate will have experience working in an extensive greenhouse operation, with knowledge of growing a diversity of crops. If you are looking to work with a wonderful team and great company culture,

please send your resume.



Responsibilities





- Maintains irrigation, fertilizers and climate for each crop’s specific needs.

- Monitors crop health for presence of pests, disease, or any other pathogens, and implements control measures when needed.

- Maintains accurate records of monitoring and spraying in accordance with CGP export program.

- Evaluates plant health and growth rates, applying PGR when needed and adjusting feeding schedules.

- In conjunction with the Production Manager, assist in crop planning and scheduling.

- Inspect greenhouse equipment, ensuring regular maintenance is being performed.



Qualifications





- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a greenhouse, with extensive knowledge in plant health and understanding of pathogens and control measures, fertilizers and irrigation.

- Legally permitted to work in Canada.

- Willingness to work weekends and/or evenings on rotation (on-call).

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team,

- Ability to lift up to 40lbs.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Must have own transportation (location is not transit accessible).

- Pesticide applicator license is an asset and will be required to obtain upon hire.



We thank all applicants, but only those with the skills and qualifications will be considered for the position.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/19517852/grower-horticulture-specialist-ufu-810-south-surrey/?utm_source=html

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