Hydroponics Assistant (Full Time)

Company

Rupert Lawn & Garden

Description

Here’s an incredibly unique career opportunity to grow fresh local vegetables, have a flexible schedule, and work with a great and growing team!

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • planting seeds in trays according to planting schedules
  • transplanting seeds
  • recording plant data to include yields and weights
  • applying fertilizer to feed system
  • ensuring water quality by cleaning water tanks, troughs, filters and floors regularly
  • cleaning customers subscription bags
  • maintaining excel spreadsheets and point-of-sale system
  • talking with customers and potential customers
  • sending and receiving emails and responding to customer requests
  • harvesting and delivering leafy greens
  • maintaining an inventory of supplies
  • various general labour tasks such as lifting, moving, and disposing of materials

SCREENING CRITERIA

  • ability to lift at least 50lbs unassisted
  • must be familiar with Microsoft Excel & Outlook
  • high school diploma or equivalent
  • ability to use computers and software
  • ability to work in tight spaces (must not be claustrophobic)

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO:

  • applicants with greenhouse growing and/or hydroponics experience
  • applicants of Nisga’a & Indigenous ancestry

ABOUT US

Rupert Lawn & Garden is Prince Rupert’s only full-service garden centre. Owned and operated by the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a, we are an Indigenous community-owned social enterprise who cares more about our team members and the environment than we do about profit. We are proud to have recently been recognized as the BC Indigenous Community-Owned Business of the Year.

Expected start date: 2021-11-15

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Experience:

  • greenhouse/hydroponics: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

How to Apply

Apply on indeed.com,

https://ca.indeed.com/jobs?q&l=Prince%20Rupert%2C%20BC&advn=9413293755999400&vjk=2914e603ff8d69e7