Nursery labourer

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation based in Debert, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Nursery labourer. Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation produce top quality household products ranging from tissue, paper towel and toilet paper to writing and photo copy paper. We are committed to create well-paying jobs for Nova Scotians, supporting the region’s economy, protecting the environment and the wellbeing of our rural communities. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation
Position: Nursery labourer
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $15.87 to $18.91 hourly (to be negotiated) 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: 381 Plains Road, Debert, NS B0M 1G0
: 07:30 to 16:00
Transportation information: Valid driver’s licence, Own transportation, Travel expenses not paid by employer, Public transportation is not available
Work setting: Rural area
Type of product: Coniferous trees, Deciduous trees


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 1 to less than 2 years’
Credentials: Provincial licence/certification to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides
Equipment and machinery experience: Irrigation pumps and equipment, Mechanical seeder, Mechanical sprayer
Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots, Gloves

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work in outdoors, wet/damp, and hot area
  • The candidates should be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be physically demanding, and a repetitive tasker
  • The candidates should be able to work with attention to detail
  • The candidates should be able to stand, bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods
  • The candidates should be able to handle Hand-eye co-ordination
  • The candidates should be able to handle weight up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be reliable, should have efficient interpersonal skills, and be able to work as a team player


  • The candidates should be able to harvest seedlings and mix fertilizer
  • The candidates should be able to do weeding, spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides, transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • The candidates should be able to apply fertilizers, report signs of insect or disease damage, assist in grafting activities
  • The candidates should be able to water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • The candidates should be able to clean work area

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply (along with your resume, and Cover letter) through below mentioned details.

By Email:

In person:
381 Plains Road
Debert, NS
B0M 1G0
Between 08:00 AM and 03:00 PM

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

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?




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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