Assistant Grower - Chatham (ON) Canada

 

 

 

 

Under the direction of the Grower, the Assistant Grower will provide the necessary support for our tomato production at Truly Green Farms. In this role, you will quickly gain knowledge and responsibility that will become foundational to all other areas within the greenhouse. Areas included in this position are growing, integrated pest management, and labour management. 

 

Crop health:

• Utiltize Priva Climate to ensure ideal settings are being maintained

• Assess plant health by checking nutrient deficiencies, irrigation, and root health

• Complete weekly plant registration

 

Irrigation:

• Ensure irrigation is consistent at all times

• Ensure substrate moisture is sufficient

• Ensure sufficient fertilizer is mixed

 

Climate:

• Consistently walk through the crop to assess plant health pest presence and “real feel” of the climate

 

Pest management:

• Work with the IPM team to identify pest presence, monitor activity and support strategies to support the health of the plant.

 
Operational:

• Proactively assess which tasks need to be completed weekly

• Estimate task completion times to keep labour flowing effectively (i.e. plan switchovers for break/lunch times or beginning/end of the day when possible)

• Train employees on new tasks as needed

• Maintain Priva corrections/adjustments in a timely fashion

• Inspect employee work for quality and productivity

 

Culture:

• Create an environment of mutual respect between employees and managers

• Work alongside employees to enhance morale

 

 

To Apply: don@trulygreenfarms.ca 

 

 

     


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