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Nursery Worker - 2020 Summer Student

20001141 Requisition #





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 (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 16,000 dedicated employees.


The Sawmills Division is currently seeking applicants for Student Nursery Worker positions.



  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in good academic standing, or accepted to post-secondary education in the fall of 2020
  • Must be a self-starter and team player
  • 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online.  


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


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J.D. Irving, Limited, Sawmill 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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