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Greenhouse Tech

This is a full time, seasonal, recurring position. We like to keep the same people year to year. The season runs from March 4 to Nov 31 and we guarantee 40 hours a week. Hours are flexible on off peak months. Your primary function would be working in all aspects of a garden centre. Duties include responsibility for watering, fertilizing, seeding, maintaining and running the irrigation systems, transplanting, disease and pest control in the greenhouses as well as in the  perennial, tree and shrub nursery. 

A small portion of the duties will include apple picking, apple tree pruning.

You need to have reliable transportation to and from work, be friendly, trustworthy, and have a good work ethic. Attention to detail and ability to work quickly and efficiently is essential.

This job is physically demanding (bales of soil and big trees are heavy!) and sometimes in harsh conditions (hot, cold, rainy).

Work can be very fast paced and hectic at times (May-June).

Pesticide applicator license is highly recommended. It would be required eventually.

Wages start at $15. Commercial horticultural experience/education or science education required. 

Sales experience and/or aptitude a definite asset

Friendly welcoming atmosphere for customers and staff

Please email your resume to gladgardens@eastlink.ca

Handyperson

We are looking for a reliable Handyperson to undertake upkeep and repair tasks at our garden center and greenhouses. We’ll rely on you to keep our facilities in working order by doing various odd repair and construction jobs. Short winter layoffs are possible. 

This is a full time, seasonal, recurring, position. We guarantee 40 hours a week. Hours are flexible on off peak months.

Deft hands and technical knowledge are important parts of a handyman’s arsenal. You must be well-organized with strong general repair skills and experienced with most common power tools. A keen eye for detail and physical stamina are required for this job.

Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and repairs
  • Undertake installation or building with wood and metal
  • Perform routine maintenance on small engines,  equipment, machinery or appliances
  • Assist tradespeople with electrical, plumbing or HVAC repairs
  • Undertake duties as assigned or emergency tasks 
  • Identify and report the need for major repairs

Requirements

  • Proven experience as handyperson
  • Ability to use most common power tools safely

Wages start at $15, increases dependent on experience and performance.

Please email your resume to gladgardens@eastlink.ca

Greenhouse Worker

This is a full time, seasonal, recurring position. We like to keep the same people year to year. The season runs from March 4 to Nov 31 and we guarantee 40 hours a week. Hours are flexible on off peak months. Your primary function would be working in all aspects of a garden centre. Duties include transplanting, hauling of trays, pots, trees. Shifts on the cash register in the retail store, unloading nursery stock, soil, loading customer purchases, wrapping trees. A small portion of the duties will include field crop work (weeding, picking produce) and apple picking, grading, and packing.

 You need to have reliable transportation to and from work, be friendly, trustworthy, and have a good work ethic. Attention to detail and ability to work quickly and efficiently is essential.

This job is physically demanding (bales of soil and big trees are heavy!) and sometimes in harsh conditions (hot, cold, rainy).

Work can be very fast paced and hectic at times (May-June).

Wages start at $13.50, increases dependent on experience and performance.

Please email your resume to gladgardens@eastlink.ca

Closed for the winter. See you again in Mid April!

Gift Certificates can be arranged by calling (902) 538-7436

Come visit our family owned and operated greenhouses to browse our wide selection of annuals, perennials, trees, and shrubs, houseplants and don’t forget to shop at our farm market ​for all your local produce!