Greenhouse Laborer
Westerose Greenhouse
Westerose, AB

Westerose Greenhouse

Location: Located across from the Village at Pigeon Lake in Westerose. 15 minutes west of Hwy 2 on Hwy 13.

Hiring: Greenhouse Laborer (P/T Temporary Position- 10 weeks)

About Us: Westerose Greenhouse is a 12 000 sqft greenhouse located across from the Village of Pigeon Lake in Westerose. Famous for its begonias, loved for its atmosphere, we take pride in offering our customers a wide variety of Proven Winners, bedding plants, herbs, hanging baskets and planters. This family run operation has been in business for 25+ years. We are looking for a new, dedicated team member to come on board for the upcoming season!

Role: As Greenhouse Laborer, your main responsibility will be the watering and feeding of plants, climate settings, pest & disease management. Although your main responsibilities include taking care of plants, from time to time you will be required to offer customer service as well.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Watering Plants

Pest & disease detection/management

Ensuring proper growing conditions/climate

Prepare soil and flats for seedlings

Planting and transplanting of plants

Offer exceedingly excellent customer service when required

Work Conditions: Conditions within a greenhouse are very hot. This position is physically demanding, requiring bending, kneeling and lifting up to 65 lbs often. Watering is very repetitive work in high heat. Holding the watering wand at chest level for an extended period of time daily, while bent over benches. You will be sweating the better part of the day. Time is also of the essence in the greenhouse. As watering is extremely time sensitive, be able to work under pressure is a must. The work load is large and challenging in different capacities, but to the right person, very rewarding as well.

Dates: March 15- May 26

Wage: $17/hr, 28-24hrs/week

Contact: Tasha Meuser

**As many applicants will not have greenhouse experience a cover letter is advised.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $17.00 /hour