Valleybrook Gardens, in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, has an immediate opening for an experienced Senior Grower.
Valleybrook is an industry leading marketer and producer of containerized perennials serving North American markets. We value quality of life for our employees and quality of product for our customers.
We are looking for an experienced, innovative, passionate, responsible and respectful Grower to lead our Growing Dept. This individual will be responsible for the implementation and execution of all horticultural procedures. The Senior Grower is responsible for the correct growing and finishing of all crops including the propagation, plant culture, irrigation and IPM. The Grower is expected to produce pest and disease free, nutrient balanced, high quality crops that meet or exceed quality standards. This is a supervisory, decision making, hands on position.
- BS horticulture or equivalent level of education.
- 4 years growing experience preferably wholesale / production of Perennials or equivalent.
- 4 years supervisory experience
- Required skills: organized, strong communicator, effective time manager.
Work completed in Greenhouse, outside, office and warehouse environments. The Grower must be able to work effectively in fluctuating indoor and outdoor temperatures, and able to walk freely on regular and uneven terrain. It is essential to follow all safety requirements for the job and contribute to a collaborative, respectful and courteous workplace.
Salary $40-60,000 DOE plus benefits
Send resume and cover letter with Subject line to read SENIOR Grower.