General Laborer Indeed

In by Saamis Employment

MGR Workforce
Published
May 3, 2024
Location
Medicine Hat, Canada
Category
Job Type
Salary/Pay
Up to $19 an hour
City
  • Medicine Hat

Description

Job Title: Greenhouse Farm Laborer

Job Summary:
As a Greenhouse Farm Laborer, you will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of a greenhouse facility. This includes tasks such as planting, watering, harvesting, and maintaining plants, as well as general upkeep of the greenhouse environment.

Salary: 
$19 Per Hour
Location: Medicine Hat , AB
Hours: 7am to 4pm

Responsibilities:

Planting:
 Assist in the planting of seeds, seedlings, or cuttings according to established procedures and schedules.
Watering: Monitor soil moisture levels and water plants as needed to ensure proper hydration.
Fertilizing: Apply fertilizers or nutrients to plants as directed by supervisors to promote healthy growth.
Pest and Disease Control: Identify and report signs of pests or diseases affecting plants. Assist in implementing pest control measures such as applying pesticides or biological controls under supervision.
Pruning and Trimming: Trim or prune plants to encourage optimal growth and shape according to established guidelines.
Harvesting: Assist in harvesting mature plants, fruits, or vegetables according to harvest schedules.
Sorting and Packing: Sort harvested produce based on quality standards and pack them for distribution or sale.
Cleaning and Maintenance: Maintain cleanliness and organization within the greenhouse facility. Assist in cleaning equipment, tools, and work areas regularly.
Greenhouse Maintenance: Assist in the maintenance and repair of greenhouse structures, irrigation systems, and other equipment as needed.
Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of daily activities including planting schedules, harvest yields, and pest control measures.
Adherence to Safety Regulations: Follow all safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.
Requirements:

Physical Stamina:
 Ability to perform physically demanding tasks including lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.
Attention to Detail: Ability to follow instructions accurately and pay attention to detail when performing tasks such as planting, pruning, and sorting.
Teamwork: Willingness to work collaboratively with other team members to accomplish daily tasks efficiently.
Basic Plant Knowledge: Some knowledge of plant care techniques, including watering, fertilizing, and pest control, is preferred.
Reliability: Dependability and punctuality are essential for meeting production schedules and maintaining the health of plants.
Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work schedules based on seasonal demands and weather conditions.
Previous Experience: Prior experience working in a greenhouse or agricultural environment is beneficial but not always required.
Additional Information:
This position may involve working in varying weather conditions, exposure to pesticides or chemicals (with appropriate safety measures), and occasional weekend or holiday work during peak seasons. Training will be provided for individuals who demonstrate a willingness to learn and work effectively as part of a team.

Conclusion:
A Greenhouse Farm Laborer plays a crucial role in the success of greenhouse operations by assisting in the cultivation, maintenance, and harvest of plants. This position requires physical stamina, attention to detail, and a willingness to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. If you're passionate about agriculture and enjoy hands-on work with plants, this role offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the production of high-quality crops.
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