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Grower in Training Student Job - Summer 2019 - Woodlands Division

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Grower-In-Training Student Job – Summer 2019 – Woodlands Division
 
We are currently looking for motivated individuals to join us as a Grower In-Training as part of our dynamic Grow Team at Juniper Tree Nurserylocated in beautiful Carleton County, New Brunswick!  This is an ideal opportunity for students interested in working with a professional company that grows quality seedlings in a safe environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with our professional Grow Team to ensure nursery cultural practices are planned, implemented and followed to achieve target specifications for tree seedlings grown in the nursery
  • Assist the Grow Team with the supervision and training of forest nursery workers as well as record keeping, including computerized record systems
  • Work with and learn from professionals on all phases of growing seedlings – sanitation, planning, sowing, greenhouse management, seed stratification, media testing, crop culture, risk management, shipping, financial, etc.

Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry degree or diploma program
  • Interested in opportunities in pursuing a career in horticulture
  • Able to work safely both in the office and lab environments
  • Very good communication and organization skills
  • Able to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities
  • High energy level with thorough attention to details

What We Offer:
  • Along with competitive wages, uniforms are provided.
  • Accommodation is available.
  • We expose you to our diverse operations and connect you with senior leadership to ensure meaningful work experiences that lead to career opportunities upon graduation.

Your Team:

At J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) our role as stewards of the land is one of the most important we play. Our business begins with the forest.  J.D. Irving Woodlands is JDI's division dedicated to overseeing sustainable forest management, research and conservation, and protection of our forests.
 
Juniper Tree Nursery:
  • Produces 22 million quality seedlings for reforestation annually
  • State of the Art facilities with professional Grow Team
  • ISO 14001:2015 Certified with effective safety program
  • Centrally located in NB with available camp/bunkhouse lodging


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Recruitment has already started! Please apply online. 

 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here

 

  

 

J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands 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.

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