Nursery Worker

Woodlands Head Office - Juniper, NB (30+ days ago)

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SEASONAL NURSERY WORKER (March 30 – October 2, 2020)

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.

Founded in 1882, J. D. Irving, Limited is a large diversified enterprise based in Saint John, New Brunswick with a team of over 16,000 (FTE) in Canada, the United States, and select international jurisdictions. Our operations span the forestry, transportation, retail, shipbuilding, food & agriculture, consumer products, and construction industries.

J.D. Irving, Limited is currently seeking candidates to fill six temporary seasonal Nursery Worker positions at the Juniper Tree Nursery, 201 Southwest Road, Juniper, NB.

Prepare soil; plant bulbs or tubers, seeds and cuttings; and transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
Monitor plants for healthy growth and potential weed, insect, disease, and fertilizer problems in greenhouse crops
Position and regulate greenhouse and outdoor irrigation systems to water plants and fields
Dig, cut and transplant trees, shrubs, flowers and plants and prepare them for shipping
May operate tractors and other machinery and equipment to fertilize, cultivate, harvest and spray fields and plants
Clean working areas

No education or experience required
Hardworking with a strong work ethic
Ability to work alone and in a team environment
Interest in working outdoors
Ability to handle heavy objects as needed

Terms of Employment:
Seasonal (March 30, 2020 -October 2, 2020)
45 Hours/week
Early Mornings/Morning/Day shifts
Wages: $13.50 per hour

Language of Work: English

Contact – Lauren Demers, Human Resources : 1-506-349-5250,

To Apply for this Career Opportunity: Please apply online

We appreciate your interest in our company! The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodland Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.