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At J.D. Irving, Limited, 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.


JDI’s Juniper Tree Nursery is located in beautiful Carleton County, NB!  This is an ideal opportunity for candidates who are interested in working with a professional company that grows quality seedlings in a safe environment. 


About Juniper Tree Nursery: 

  • Produces 22 million quality seedlings for reforestation annually, including 5 million produced through a leading edge somatic embryogenesis program.
  • 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

We are currently seeking a motivated individual to join the Juniper Tree Nursery as a Junior Grower.  



  • Work with the Senior Grower to produce and ship high quality seedlings for reforestation
  • Setting, monitoring, and adjusting climate controls based on plant needs.
  • Irrigation monitoring, repair and adjustment.
  • Assisting with maintenance of nursery infrastructure


  • The successful candidate will have at a minimum a university degree in horticulture or agriculture, or an acceptable combination of formal training and relevant experience.
  • Experience working in greenhouse/farming operations including the ability to coordinate and supervise operational tasks, planning, and crew supervision would be an asset.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn climate control systems.
  • Commitment to performance in a safe work environment is mandatory
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the team. Experience with experimental design would be an asset.Must hold, or be capable of obtaining, a Pesticide Applicator Certificate and hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Be available to work extended hours during peak season from May to September.
  • Good attitude and fits our values and commitment to the crops.
  • Capacity to learn and opportunity to progress to senior grower over time
  • Willing to live in the region on a permanent basis.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online by May 5th. 


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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