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Greenhouse Technician - Richmond Location

Job Number: 3

Permanent   |  Richmond, Ontario   |  Posted on Nov 21, 2019 ← Back

Compensation

$16 to $20 Hourly

Employment Type

Full-Time
 

Why Work Here?

“Fast paced environment, room for growth, great team environment, ability to work outside”

 

General description

The primary function of this position is to oversee our greenhouse operations. This includes the growing and maintenance of nursery stock, plant care, design, merchandising and general housekeeping of the Greenhouses.

This position falls under the direct responsibility of the Richmond facility manager

Areas of Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide excellent service to customers;
  • Oversee the planting, growing, plant care, watering, disease control etc;
  • Ensuring the greenhouses and equipment are in good working order;
  • Assist other staff members with your technical knowledge;
  • Procurement of the plugs / seedlings / pots and other medium used in the growing process.
  • Input into the hiring process;
  • Assist with training of new staff;
  • Input in to weekly ordering of green goods, annuals, and associated items;
  • Merchandising of inventory
  • Assist with shipping / receiving of inventory
  • Working to keep a tidy and professional workspace;
  • Follow all policies and procedures of the company.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent diploma (horticulture or related);
  • Minimum of 1 year’s experience ;
  • Sales experience is an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Bilingualism is an asset

From time to time the employee will be asked to participate in special projects for the Company.

The individual should also possess basic computer skills and should be familiar with working in a Windows environment.

Safety Equipment

Employee must supply and wear safety shoes/boots at all times.


Job summary

Company

Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Richmond, Ontario

Start Date

Nov 22, 2019


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