Seasonal Nursery Worker *Feb – Aug 2019*

By | September 14, 2018

Title of position; Seasonal Nursery Worker Employment term: Jan/Feb 2019 – August 2019 **Employment term will commence Jan/Feb 2019 depending on the season**

Job duties (not limited to): • Propagation of plants – annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs -includes cuttings, seedlings, rooted and non-rooted stock • Transplanting various floraculture and annual plants to usually larger sized containers -manual transplanting of agricultural product into larger or smaller containers -handling of soil mediums • Planting/transplanting various trees into containers -medium to large size trees • Planting/transplanting various annuals into baskets, containers and other mediums • Watering -water schedule will vary • Nutrient application • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants • Mix and prepare soils, Plant bulbs and seeds • Pot and re-pot plants • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings • Apply fertilizers • Report signs of insect or disease damage • Assist in grafting activities • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens • Clean work area • Maintain general cleanness of the farm including cleaning up brush, plant material and farm items • Physical exertion to move and rearrange container stock and farm accessories expected **Expect to perform job duties indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions**

Type of Product to be handled but not limited to the following list: Coniferous trees, Deciduous trees, Perennials, Native plants, Cut flowers, Fruit trees, Seasonal plants, Tropical plants, Bedding plants, Berry bushes, Ornamental trees, shrubs and hedges, Vegetables

Terms of employment; seasonal 6 months

Skills requirements: -Education; Secondary school diploma (Highschool) Post secondary education is an asset but not required -Experience; 2 years relevant work experience

Bens Farm Surrey BC