Assistant Grower
Nova-BioRubber Green Technologies Inc
Pitt Meadows, BC

Nova-BioRubber Green Technologies Inc - Pitt Meadows, BC

Location: Pitt Meadows

Closing Date: May 20, 2019

Nova-BioRubber Company develops new industrial rubber-bearing plants for the production of natural products for the application of rubber and food industry. Company is currently running a greenhouse and two test plots for growing activities.

GENERAL: This is a full-time or part-time position. The successful candidate will help with the field growing, field trials and seed production operations. Students are welcome!

MAJOR DUTIES: As a member of our team your responsibilities will include:

Accountable for propagation, growing plants in greenhouse, and determining best growing conditions for seed production and to meet our expansion plans.Accountable for field trials, fertilizing, weed control and disease control. Project writing and development on the expansion growing activities. Assist in the coordination, supervision, hiring and training of personnel. Develop, monitor and review business processes associated with seed and feedstock production to ensure continuous improvement. Achieve key performance measures by applying the principles of performance management. Preparing budgets and managing costs within your specific responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have:

Minimum degree: Undergraduate or graduate students in Biology or Agriculture; BSc in Agriculture (or student), Biology or related field

Capable of working independently, setting and meeting targets.

Proven problem-solving skills.

Experience with tissue culture is an asset.

Growing knowledge including greenhouse/nursery applications.

Preference may be given to those with extensive experience with vegetable growing and greenhouse management.

Salary: $15-$16/hour. Minimum 15 hrs per week.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes by 4:00 pm May 20, 2019

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract

Salary: $15.00-$17.00 /hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract, Commission, ...

Salary: $10,000.00 to $20,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Agriculture or gardening: 1 year (Preferred)