Greenhouse Team Member

Operations · Acme, Alberta
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 16.50/hour

Position Summary:

Sunterra Farms Greenhouse Ltd. is the latest addition to the Sunterra Group of Companies. Based in Acme, Alberta, alongside the Sunterra Farms Head Office and Soleterra d’Italia, Sunterra Greenhouse Phase 01 will incorporate 20 acres of the latest advancements in LED and High-Powered Sodium (HPS) technology to supply premium, locally grown strawberries and vine tomatoes year-round. Grown under glass with strictly controlled microclimate conditions, the greenhouse will provide optimal growing conditions for the plants to thrive, even in cold winter climates. The greenhouse expansion plan includes three additional phases over the next 3-5 years, for a total of 70 acres, with the first phase scheduled for planting October 2021.  


Sunterra Farms Greenhouse Ltd. has a full-time opportunity available for a Greenhouse Labourer. The work week will consist of approximately 40 hours, and the incumbent may be required to work some weekends and/or holidays.


Responsibilities:

  • Support with preparing greenhouse for first planting
  • Clip plants
  • Prune flowers
  • Harvest fruit
  • Lower plants
  • Remove leaves
  • Tomato packing line

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Previous experience in greenhouse growing is an asset.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Due to the physically demanding nature of this position, as well as the environmental working conditions, applicants must be physically fit and able to work in the greenhouse for extended periods, including from heights and with bees.
  • Incumbents must provide and wear CSA approved footwear and successfully complete WHMIS certification training.


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  • Location
    Acme, Alberta
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    16.50/hour