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Nursery Production Foreperson

Container Farm - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada Req #334
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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. 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 Container Farm is actively searching for a:

Nursery Production Foreperson
Permanent, Full Time


 

Accountabilities

  • Assist Deciduous and Evergreen Shrub Grower by understanding and leading a crew through requirements for each stage to deliver top quality container grown plants to guests:
    • Potting, pruning, fertilizing, winterizing, assembly;
    • Scouting as part of an Integrative Pest Management program;
    • Supervise crew of up to 15 people, complete production reporting
  • Promote a safe and healthy working environment.
  • Able to join other work crews as priorities require.

 

 

Skills Required

  • Good communication and leadership skills.
  • Organized with good record keeping skills.
  • Resourceful and works well independently while supervising a crew.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Willing to work in an outdoor environment during all types of weather conditions.
  • Ability to work days with some evenings and weekends as required.
  • Experience in agriculture or a production environment would be an asset. Training provided.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Spanish an asset.
  • Must have valid G class Ontario Driver’s License.

 


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
  • Container Farm - 12266 10th Line, 12266 10th Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada