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Manager, Greenhouse Posted on Mar 20, 2018 by Smoky Lake Forest Nursery Ltd.

  • Location Smoky Lake, AB
  • Earnings $60,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 19, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Smoky Lake Forest Nursery Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Chemical application certificate or licence
  • Forklift Operator Certification

Experience

5 years or more

Type of Product

  • Ornamental trees and shrubs
  • Fruit trees
  • Berry bushes
  • Coniferous trees
  • Deciduous trees
  • Ferns
  • Native plants

Specific Skills

  • Organize and direct greenhouse and nursery operations
  • Establish and maintain required environment
  • Establish work schedules
  • Develop marketing plans
  • Determine type and quantity of stock to grow
  • Hire, train and supervise staff
  • Supervise staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying
  • Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Odours
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

  • More than 20 people
  • Staff in various areas of responsibility
  • 16-20 people

Work Location Information

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

slfn@c2ctrees.com

Advertised Until

Apr 19, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Manager, Greenhouse is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nursery and Greenhouse Operators and Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying stock; and in hiring staff and overseeing training, in setting work schedules and in determining types and quantities of stock

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to organize nursery and greenhouse operations; and in ordering materials such as fertilizer, garden and lawn care equipment, and other nursery and greenhouse accessories

SOCIAL

Interest in providing information to customers on gardening and the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants and lawns

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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