Agriculture & outdoor activities

Greenhouse worker

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Location: Saint-Norbert

Main functions

We are currently looking for a greenhouse manager (horticulturalists) to complete our dynamic team. We are passionate producers of fresh herbs offering more than 35 different varieties, many of them with organic certification.

Our products are available in several markets across Quebec. This job is an excellent opportunity for a career in the field of horticulture. We focus on training and developing the skills of our employees.

Here are answers to some questions that you are probably asking yourself:

What are the tasks?

As a greenhouse manager, you will have various responsibilities related to greenhouses: Coordinate the work of day laborers in his greenhouses Train new day laborers Determine the frequency and time required for watering according to the temperature and type of plants Carry out a regular round in order to adjust the watering Perform the detection of insects and diseases in the plants Perform a visual inspection of the plants (color, size and humidity) Proceed with the daily harvest according to the pre-established list Bagging of the plants harvested and clean the plants if necessary Box the basil plants (only regular basil greenhouse) Rotate the plants Count the plants rejected for lack of quality Cut the cuttings when required Transplant the rosemary Participate taking inventory Manage the germination room Validate the proper functioning of the sprinkler system (valves, p pumps, spaghetti, etc.) Ensure the cleanliness of tables, carts and the greenhouse in general Fill the packaging supplies Propose methods to improve the quality of plants and production methods Apply the requirements related to the GAP standard Canada Perform all other related tasks What is the schedule?

We’re talking about a full-time schedule, 40 hours a week. Hours vary as follows: Winter: Monday: 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All other days: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer: Monday: 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. What qualifications are required to occupy the post? DEP in horticulture Experiences in the field of horticulture, agronomy (an asset) Mastery of the French language Good physical condition Resistance to heat Good visual capacity Availability at weekends for watering, in rotation (on call) You wish to contribute to the success of a local producer? Do you want a diverse job? Do you want to develop yourself and have an exciting career in the field of horticulture? Send us your application, we can’t wait to talk to you!

Requirements and working conditions
Education level:
Vocational secondary (DEP), Horticulture

Completed Years of experience related to the job: an asset Languages ​​requested: languages ​​spoken: French

written languages: French Salary offered: to be discussed Number of hours per week: 40.00 Employment status: permanent


** To apply, you must click on the “Apply” button and submit your application directly on the Government of Quebec’s online recruitment site.