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3/14/2019 3:10:30 PM
Farm Manager
 Employer     : Darvonda Nurseries Ltd.
 From         :
 City         : Langley Job type:  Casual
 Region       : BC Hours   :  Full-Time
 Country      : CA Duration:  Permanent
 Deadline     : 3/12/2020
 Education    : High school Experience:  2 to 4 years  
 Salary       : $55.000.00 - $60.000.00 / Per Year
 Description  : Farm Manager (NOC 0821)

Company Name: Darvonda Nurseries Ltd.

Permanent Position: Farm Manager

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time – Must be willing to work Weekends, Days, Evenings

Work Location: 6690 216 Street Langley BC, V2Y 2N9

Wage Rate: $55,000 - $60,000 per year

Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible

Language: English

Education: High School

Experience: Five years of recent Greenhouse experience – with minimum 3+ years as Farm Supervisor

Positions Available: 1

Job Duties:
• Determine the amount and kinds of crops and stock to be grown
• Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
• Perform farming duties
• Organize and co-ordinate planting, cultivating and crop harvesting activities and control the operations of nurseries and greenhouses
• Establish the environmental conditions required to grow flowers, plants and crops, and design planting and care schedules accordingly
• Supervise staff in planting, transplanting, feeding and spraying stocks and crops
• Identify and control insect, disease and weed problems
• Provide information to customers on gardening and on the care of flower, plants and crops
• Order materials such as fertilizer, equipment and other nursery and greenhouse related accessories
• Hire and manage staff, oversee training and set work schedules
• Maintain records on stock and personnel

Work Site Environment: Outdoors, wet/damp/rain, odors, hot/cold.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Ability to distinguish between colors, standing for extended periods, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling.

Benefits: Accommodation is available at $30/week.

Employer: Darvonda Nurseries Ltd.



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