Job Posting

Nursery Leadhand Trainee

Employer Name: 
Advance Nursery Co. Ltd.
Job Location: 
Grand Forks, BC
Job Description
Advance Nursery Co. Ltd., located in Grand Forks BC, is a well-established ornamental, shade and fruit trees nursery specializing in prairie hardy varieties.
We are looking for a motivated, energetic and pro-active individual to join our team in the position of Nursery Leadhand Trainee.  
Reporting to Nursery Supervisors, the Nursery Leadhand Trainee will work closely with field production crews and be expected to carry out a wide range of production duties that focus on growing and culturing quality ornamental, shade and fruit trees for shipment.
This job is a seasonal full-time job (approximately 10 months full-time / 2 months part-time).
Job Requirements:
• Carry out and assist in the direction of activities associated with the production and care of trees.
• Ensure tasks are completed efficiently, productivity objectives are met, and safety standards are maintained.
• Be able to do physically demanding outdoor work in all weather conditions.
• Be able to work effectively with a diverse group of personnel requiring exceptional interpersonal, teamwork, communication and relationship building skills.
• Have strong organizational and numeracy skills, and be able to multi-task and problem solve.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a basic understanding of Microsoft Excel.
Education & Qualifications:
• Minimum Education: high school; some horticulture education is an asset
• First aid training and other industry related training an asset
• Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate is an asset
• Fluent in spoken and written English
• Conversational Spanish is an asset
• Experience in ornamental or nursery industry an asset
Payment: Compensation commensurate with experience and performance.
Terms of Employment: 
Full Time, Seasonal


Posting Will Expire: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 
Contact: Joan Thomas
Phone: 250-442-5291
Fax: 250 442 2030
By Mail:
Box 1649
Grand Forks, British Columbia
V0H 1H0, Canada
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