Nursery labourer

Fox Hollow Farms Inc. based in Langton, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Nursery labourer 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 Seasonal employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours, To be determined and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Fox Hollow Farms Inc.
Position: Nursery labourer
No. of vacancies: 11
Salary: $16.55 hourly / 45 to 54 hours per week
Employment type: Seasonal employment, Full time
Location: Langton, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for brush collection.
  • The candidate must shear Christmas trees.
  • The candidate will be responsible for clipping.
  • The candidate will be responsible for greenhouse cleaning.
  • The candidate must harvest seedlings.
  • The candidate will be responsible for tying.
  • The candidate will be responsible for weeding.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in the pruning of trees, shrubs, and plants.
  • The candidate must pot and re-pot plants.
  • The candidate will be responsible for transplanting seedlings or rooted cuttings.
  • The candidate must apply fertilizers.
  • The candidate will be expected to dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs.
  • The candidate must water and care for plants, lawns, and/or gardens.
  • The candidate must clean the work area.
  • The candidate must plant, cultivate, and irrigate crops.
  • The candidate must hoe crops.
  • The candidate will be responsible for grading.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • There are no standard education requirements such as a bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or a diploma.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The candidate must be able to work in wet/damp, hot, cold/refrigerated and dusty conditions.
  • The candidate must harvest crops.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.

Work setting

  • The candidate must be willing to work in a rural area.

Experience and specialization

Type of product

  • The products are coniferous trees, native plants, and ornamental trees, shrubs, and hedges.

Equipment and machinery experience

  • The candidate must have prior experience operating irrigation pumps and equipment, a mechanical cultivator, a tractor, planting equipment, and a farm truck.

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be required to handle heavy loads as part of routine work.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must have excellent hand eye coordination.
  • The candidate should be willing to work overtime if necessary.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate must be able to distinguish between colours.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.

How to Apply

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

By phone

519-875-4564 Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM

By fax

519-875-4026

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