Greenhouse Aide

Farming Operations - Ville Saint-Laurent Greenhouse


Presence: On site

Contract position : No

At Lufa Farms, we’re on a mission to create a better food system, and a huge part of this is achieved by growing food where people live, and growing it responsibly. This led us to build the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse in 2011, followed by the world’s largest less than a decade later. With four urban farms (and counting!) producing year-round, we’re looking for motivated folks with a green thumb to help us with daily operations.
Under the direction of your site supervisor, a Greenhouse Aide is responsible for the plants’ well-being and maintaining the greenhouse’s general appearance. This position doesn’t require previous experience since full training is provided, including First Aid certification and jigger certification.
Harvesting veggies;
Doing crop work (such as clipping, twining, deleafing, etc.);
Participating in crop care and plant maintenance by performing routine tasks like seeding, transplanting, pruning, and leaf removal - ensuring a plentiful and top-quality yield;
Collaborating with our Plant Science experts on biocontrol installations and maintenance;
Keeping the greenhouse and tools clean and organized;
Participating in the weekend checklist rotation.
Must be physically and mentally able to maintain cruising speed during eight 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
Greenhouse experience;
Interested in plant sciences;
Not too scared of bugs.
7 am to 3:30 pm (40-45 hours/week, Monday to Friday).
You’ll 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 TELUS Health Virtual Care (direct contact to health professionals by phone, video, or chat) and the Employee and Family Assistance Program (professional, short-term counselling, covering a broad range of interpersonal issues);
30% discount on your Lufa Farms basket.


$16.00 hourly

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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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