Job description

Terra is where colour lives, and the inspiration starts in our WATERDOWN greenhouse! Join our team of talented growers who make that colour come alive. You’ll be tending to crops, assisting with watering, planting, pruning, and spacing, and picking orders to ship to our retail stores. You’ll come away with an introduction to the best growing techniques and hopefully form some long-lasting friendships.

This work is physically taxing and requires:

-Bending, crouching, and kneeling repeatedly.

-Lifting up to 30 lbs from floor to waist; able to lift and work above shoulder height repeatedly and/or for extended periods of time.

-Repetitive hand and upper body movements.

-Able to tolerate temperature and humidity extremes.

-The ability to distinguish colour is also imperative.

You’ll work in teams and independently. Tasks are prescribed and most often repetitive. Most schedules run from 7:30am to 4pm with a scheduled lunches and breaks. Candidates with weekend availability will be given higher priority. You need not have prior greenhouse experience as training is provided, but you MUST love plants.

NOTE: This position is located in Waterdown and is NOT accessible by public transit.

TERRA embraces diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and invite any and all qualified applicants. We are pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

Job Types: Full-time, Seasonal

Salary: $15.50-$16.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waterdown, ON L8B 1K5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: One location



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TERRA Greenhouses Ltd

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