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Greenhouse Manager

We are looking for a manager to operate daily tasks inside our greenhouses. Experience in organic vegetable production, specifically greenhouse production is required. This is a rewarding outdoor/indoor job to learn new production practices and develop management skills. GH Manager will oversee greenhouse vegetable, transplant and nursery stock production in 2 heated greenhouses and 9 unheated tunnels. This greenhouse manager position is essential for production; the candidate must commit to a full season of employment.

Download Official Job Posting: LLF22 – Job Posting – GH Manager

Responsibilities

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Availability on-demand in case of emergency situations regarding greenhouse production
  • Sowing, planting, weeding and tending (irrigation, pruning, trellising, etc.) of greenhouse crops using tools, small equipment and by hand
  • Harvesting, cleaning, and bunching products
  • Record keeping and scheduling
  • Adhering to farm protocols and policies, which include food safety, farm safety, organic certification, and animal welfare standards
  • Communicating with other managers regarding work needs to complete their responsible tasks
  • Attending farmers markets when needed
  • Other farm duties as required

Qualifications

  • At least one season working on a farm, focusing on organic practices and greenhouse production
  • Ability to work fast and smart while taking direction with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Ability to work well in both a group setting and independently
  • Ability to commit to a flexible work schedule with possible extended hours and weekend work
  • Strong prioritizing and time management skills
  • Takes initiative and pays attention to detail and quality
  • Physically fit, able to bend for long periods of time, lift items up to 20kg
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (rain, sun, or snow)
  • Must have reliable means of transport; active class 5 drivers’ license

Position Details

This position will lead to full-time work as the season progresses. Duration: February until November.
Work schedule: TBD, typically 45 hours/week with flexibility to permit weekend work as needed.
Potential days off: Saturdays, Sundays
Compensation: $34,200-43,200 annual salary depending on experience. Access to farm vegetable seconds.

To Apply

Please email your job package (cover letter and resume) to info@lindenlanefarms.ca.
Deadline to Apply: January 14th, 2022
While we invite all applications, only those selected for an interview may be contacted.

One thought on “Greenhouse Manager

  1. If the posting is still listed after the cut-off, can one still apply? I just came across this and am a USask alumni, looking to relocate from Southern Ab to the Kootenays.

    Thanks so much,

    Jodi Saucier

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