Flower Grower - Canada

Come join the growing team at Rosa Flora Limited, where we take pride in every petal! As a family owned and operated greenhouse located in Dunnville, Ontario, we are expert growers of premium cut flowers, including Snapdragons, Lisianthus, Large and Mini Gerbera. As part of a team reporting to the head grower, you will be responsible for the productivity and quality of 6 ha of cut flowers and the people who work in that area. On the job training will be provided to ensure your success in the role. View our company video


Flower Grower


You will:

  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who cultivate and harvest flowers.
  • Monitor the crops to ensure quality growth & harvesting of cut flowers
  • Plant crops when necessary
  • Monitor and control pests, using IPM biologicals and pesticides
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate
  • Activities with other departments under the guidance of the head grower
  • Resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit reports to grower
  • Train workers in job duties and company policies
  • Ensure safety rules are followed
  • Monitor water and pH & EC levels
  • Monitor ventilation, CO2 and other environmental conditions
  • Perform the same duties as workers supervised.


We require:

  • Up to 1 year greenhouse experience, preferably in cut flowers.
  • High school completion.
  • Licence to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides.
  • Experience with Argus/Priva computer systems a plus.


Skills / Abilities required:

  • Physically capable of regular greenhouse activities- including standing, walking, lifting, bending, and with standing high periods of heat and humidity.
  • Effective verbal and written communication in English:
    Spanish language skills an asset.
  • Ability to take leadership role and display personal initiative and attention to detail, as well as high speed.
  • Work Conditions: Year-round in an indoor greenhouse and/or warehouse environment. Some periods of heat and humidity.
  • Use various equipment daily.
  • 50 hours average per week with weekend availability required


Please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources by:

Email: careers@rosaflora.com

Mail: 717 Diltz Road, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada N1A 2W2

 


Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber