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Tree Nursery Production Manager / Senior Grower
Earnscliffe, PEI 20 minutes East of Charlottetown
Start Date:
April 15
Permanent fulltime
Length of Employment:
April 15 through November 15 but could become full time year around.
Required Skills:
A certificate or degree in horticulture, arboriculture, plant science, forestry, nursery operation and management, or similar, with two years’ work experience or longer in a similar production nursery, including experience with supervising staff. However, a passion for trees, thirst for knowledge and proven ability to learn may offset lack of formal training, as we provide on-the-job training and also support continuing education
Job Experience:
1 - 3 years
Work Schedule:
Some overtime
Job Description:
• preparing and implementing tree seedling and tree production plans
• providing direction to 3 staff and leading day-to-day work
• supervising greenhouse and raised bed production from seed and cuttings, including watering, fertilization, weeding and transplanting and operating relevant fertigation systems
• planting and transplanting liners and trees in the field, pruning and staking, weed control using mulches / mechanical equipment and fertilization of field stock
• taking soil / sap samples, monitoring plant condition/health/pests and proposing remedies
• maintaining current plant availability list
• arranging maintenance of machinery, equipment and irrigation equipment and keeping site neat and safe for customers and staff
Based on experience
On the job training by arborists and forestry school graduates. Opportunity to grow with the business.
To Apply:
Arbor Nursery Ltd. 
Jan (902) 394 - 3733