GreenHouse Worker

SOUTHSHORE GREENHOUSES INC. based in 1746 SEACLIFF, Kingsville, ON N9Y 2M6 is looking suitable candidates for the position of GreenHouse Worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or Permanent employment. The shift timings include Day, Weekend, Early Morning and Morning. The position of GreenHouse Worker has been approved by the LMIA.

Employer Name: SOUTHSHORE GREENHOUSES INC.
Position: GreenHouse Worker
No. of vacancies: 30
Salary: $15.00 hourly for 44 to 50 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: 1746 SEACLIFF, Kingsville, ON N9Y 2M6

Type of Product: Vegetables

Type of Crops: Greenhouse vegetables

Job Description

  • The Candidates would be in charge of reporting any signs of insect or disease damage.
  • The candidate will be required to clean work area.
  • The candidate will be required to monitor irrigation and soil moisture as per crop requirements.
  • The candidate would be responsible for monitoring plants for healthy growth and potential weed, insect, disease, and fertilizer problems in greenhouse crops.
  • The candidate will be required to inspect already planted crops to ensure that they are growing properly and address any prevailing issues.
  • The candidate will be required to check every item to ensure farm’s standard while tossing away items that do not pass that threshold.
  • The candidate would be responsible for harvesting vegetables by hand
  • The candidate will be required to spray trees, shrubs, flowers and plants to prevent disease and pests
  • The candidate will be responsible for positioning and controlling greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems in order to water plants and fields.
  • The candidate will be required to keep an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • The candidate would be in charge of vegetable culling.
  • The candidate should be responsible in keeping record information such as pesticide use and yields.
  • The candidate should have the capability to detect disease and health problems in crops.
  • The candidate should ensure uninterrupted water supply to the farm.
  • The candidate would be responsible for selecting and picking of produce according to size and ripeness and disregard rotting and over ripped produce.
  • The candidate would be responsible for grading, sorting and packing of produce into containers
  • The candidate would be responsible in participating the post-harvesting stage of crops and assist in packing them securely for storage purposes.
  • The candidate will be required to regularly update farm manager about crop progress.
  • The candidate need to clear and maintain irrigation ditches.
  • The candidate must examine the quality of the product and get it ready for the market.
  • The candidate will be expected to keep inventory and order materials as needed.
  • The candidate will be required to operate tractors as well as other machinery and equipment in order to fertilise, cultivate, harvest, and spray fields and plants.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should know English
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma .
  • Previous experience in the farming industry is not mandatory.
  • Knowledge of farming best practices would be an added advantage.
  • The candidate would be responsible for cleaning crops.
  • The candidate will be required to perform brush collecting.
  • The candidate should need to do regular clipping activities for plants.
  • The candidate will be required to do harvesting of seedlings.
  • The candidate would be responsible for mixing fertilizer in correct proportions.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular weeding activity in the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to do regular seed cutting in the farm.
  • The candidate will be required to perform regular green house cleaning activity.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be accountable.
  • The candidate should be authentic.
  • The candidate must be physically fit.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • Candidates are required to wear steel-toed safety boots.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in Greenhouse

Work Site Environment

  • The candidate must be able to work at heights
  • The candidate will be required to work in wet or damp, dusty and cold environments.
  • The candidate should have no Nausea issues while working in areas with high density of odour.
  • Work places are completely smoke free.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle
  • There is no public transportation.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast-paced environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared for doing physically challenging tasks as part of daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to handling heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be able to work with full concentration even in noisy surroundings.
  • The candidate should have good communication skill.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work in sitting, standing and walking position for long hours.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in bending, crouching and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed.

Work Location Information

  • The candidates will be required to work in Rural area.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

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