Greenhouse worker

Millennium Pacific Greenhouses Partnership based in Delta, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Greenhouse worker. Millennium Pacific Greenhouses Partnership specializes in greenhouse cultivation, offering a variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Positioned as a leading provider, it utilizes innovative growing techniques to deliver high-quality produce sustainably. Functioning in the market, it meets consumer demand for fresh, locally grown products while contributing to agricultural sustainability and growth. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Millennium Pacific Greenhouses Partnership
Position: Greenhouse worker
No of Vacancies: 80
Salary: $17.40 hourly for 80 to 90 hours bi-weekly
Employment Type: Seasonal employment Full time
Location: Delta, BC
Shifts: Day, Weekend, Overtime, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, and Morning
Transportation information: Travel expenses paid by employer
Work setting: Rural area, and staff accommodation provided
Type of crops: Greenhouse tomatoes
Type of product: Hydroponic horticultural products and Vegetables

Requirements:

Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates don’t need standard educational qualification such as degree, certificate or diploma
Experience: Candidates should have experience 5 years or more
Equipment and machinery experience: Mechanical sprayer
Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots and Gloves
Credentials: Provincial licence/certification to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides
Security and safety: Criminal record check

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be prepared to work outdoors and be comfortable working at heights
  • The candidates should be able to work in wet or damp conditions and able to work in environments with various odors
  • The candidates should be able to work in hot conditions
  • The candidates should be able to work in cold or refrigerated environments and work site is non-smoking
  • The candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and job may involve repetitive tasks
  • The candidates should be capable of handling heavy loads and position may be physically demanding
  • The candidates should be able to stand for extended periods and Attention to detail is important for the candidates
  • The candidates should be comfortable with bending, crouching, and kneeling and job may involve a large workload
  • The candidates should possess hand-eye coordination and work Overtime
  • The candidates should be capable of handling loads weighing more than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess efficient interpersonal skills
  • The candidates should demonstrate reliability
  • The candidates should be team players

Candidate Status:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary foreign workers of Canada are eligible for this position
  • International Candidates who don’t have a valid Canadian work permit also can apply

Responsibilities:

  • The candidates should be able to clean crops, including clipping, deleafing, and greenhouse cleaning
  • The candidates should be able to assist in fruit tree training and hand harvesting vegetables
  • The candidates should be able to perform tasks such as lowering, mixing fertilizer, shoot positioning, suckering, tying, and vegetable culling
  • The candidates should be able to participate in activities like weeding, spraying or dusting plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • The candidates should be able to assist in pruning trees, shrubs, and plants, as well as mixing and preparing soils
  • The candidates should be able to transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings, apply fertilizers, and report signs of insect or disease damage
  • The candidates should be able to water and tend to plants, lawns, and/or gardens, and clean the work area

Benefits:

  • The candidates will get dental plan, disability benefits, health care plan, group insurance benefits, life insurance, free parking available, on-site housing options, paid time off (volunteering or personal days), team building opportunities, transportation provided by employer, parking available, and variable or compressed work week

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your Resume, Job reference number 8432, references attesting experience, and letter of recommendation) through the below-mentioned details

By mail
3752 Arthur Drive
Delta, BC
V4K 3N2

By fax
604-940-1118

Be prepared for the screening questions. Include answering the following questions while applying:

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

 

 

 

We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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