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Positions:
Tree Nursery Production Manager / Senior Grower
Location:
Earnscliffe, PEI 20 minutes East of Charlottetown
Vacancies:
1
Start Date:
April 15
Duration:
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
Wages:
Based on experience
Benefits:
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