NATS Nursery Ltd. - Native Plants

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Grower Positions

Position Available: Two Growers (experienced or aspiring growers)

NATS Nursery is seeking two Growers to join our team. Located in Langley, BC, NATS was founded in 1988 and is the largest grower of native plants in BC. NATS is also the BC grower/distributor for LiveRoof, a modular green roof system. NATS has 140,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse/cold frame space on 29.4 acres.

We are seeking junior to senior growers and will consider training recent graduates in related fields starting this winter.

Reporting to our Head Grower, your responsibilities may include: 

Duties:

  • Responsible for growing a wide variety of native plants. Duties may primarily include irrigation and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Fertilizing, pruning and spraying may also be required.
  • Perform soil, water, and disease tests as required.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Relevant propagation/growing experience an assest
  • One to four years Horticulture/Biology/Science education an asset
  • Pesticide Applicators’ Certificate or willing to enroll in program
  • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native plants an asset

Skills Required:  

Demonstrate commitment to the job, team, and business, and if necessary work overtime on short notice.

Quick learner with ability and capacity to adapt to new plants, crops, tasks, and situations.

Ability to work in adverse climatic and physically demanding situations.

Compensation:  Subject to experience and education.  Offer Group Benefits. 

Shifts:  Full-time Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Weekend and holiday duties required on a rotation basis in busy season.

Start Date: 2020

Apply: Email resume to shailesh@natsnursery.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

To learn more about NATS Nursery, visit www.natsnusery.com