Greenhouse Aide

Farming Operations - Anjou Greenhouse

Full-time

Presence: On site

Contract position : No

Description
Lufa Farms is on a mission to create a better food system. We’re looking for doers who believe in our mission and are hardworking, adaptive, devoted, and motivated to keep up as we ever grow, evolve, and innovate to build a better future.
As a Greenhouse Aide, you are responsible for the well-being of the plants as well as the general appearance of the greenhouse. In this position, you will report to the Greenhouse Production Manager. Full training is provided, including First Aid certification and jigger certification.
This position has potential for growth: our Greenhouse Aides have grown into plant science roles, administration and management roles. This is a chance to learn our business from the ground up.
Responsibilities
Crop work (such as clipping, twining, deleafing, fruit pruning) and other crop/greenhouse related tasks (such as installation of sticky traps);
Keeping the tools you use in good condition;
Keeping the greenhouse clean and organized;
Part of weekend checklist rotation;
Carry out all activities as scheduled and/or requested by the Greenhouse Production Manager.
Requirements
Must be physically and mentally able to maintain cruising speed during 8 hours of physical labour in a hot and humid environment;
Ability to work quickly and precisely without making errors;
Great work ethic, flexibility, and attention to detail;
Must be comfortable working at heights.
Assets
Greenhouse experience.
Schedule
Full time: Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm (35-40 hours/week);
Benefits
You will also be eligible to participate in the firm’s health insurance, dental, and disability programs after completion of the probationary period (paid 50% by the employee and 50% by Lufa Farms);
Access to Telehealth and the Employee and Family Assistance Program;
30% discount on your Lufa Farms basket.

Compensation

$16.00 hourly

Join our team

Lufa Farms is working to transform the way we feed cities and the world - and it’s not a challenge that we take lightly. We’re always looking for doers who believe in our mission and who are ready to roll up their sleeves, work hard, and grow with us. Think you’ve got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

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