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Container Production Team Member

Job Number: 1

Contract to Hire   |  Cameron, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 09, 2020 ← Back

The Field Production Team responsibilities include digging and preparing trees and shrubs for transport, transplanting seedlings and rooted cuttings, potting and repotting. Reporting signs of insect damage or disease to supervisor. Tending to nursery stock in field, and yard. Assisting with pruning of trees, shrubs, and plants.  Participating in shipping and receiving of nursery stock.  Members of this team assist customers with product selection. Assisting Container Production Team and other duties as required.


What We Offer:

On the job training


Opportunity to earn bonus/commission

Pension Plan

Health Spending Account

Full-time Season position (April to November) with the potential to return the year after


Working Conditions:

Must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Fast paced environment. Repetitive tasks but will be exposed to various aspects of field and container production.


Physical Requirements:

Physically demanding, walking on uneven surfaces, standing for extended periods of time, bending, crouching, kneeling, hand-eye coordination


Days/Hours of Work:

8:00am to 5:00pm, 40 to 48 hours per week, Monday to Saturday. Overtime required during seasonal peaks. Occasional additional overtime required.


What Is Required:

Willingness to work outdoors, in various weather conditions

Eager to learn new skills

Team Player and Positive Attitude

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Reliable transportation (rural location)

Secondary School Diploma preferred

Horticulture knowledge or experience an asset, but not required

Safety footwear, Work gloves, Rain Suit, Pruning Shears


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise if accommodations are required.


Job summary


Rockwood Forest Nurseries

Job Type

Contract to Hire


Cameron, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 01, 2020

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