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Flower Grower

 

 

\Looking to join a team where flowers aren't just a product, but a way of life? Since 1978, Rosa Flora has been brightening everyday moments and enriching life's celebrations with our locally grown, premium fresh cut flowers. Our commitment to excellence is embodied in every bloom, and we take Pride in Every Petal.

As a family-owned business, we find joy in working together, cherishing our roots, and upholding our core values. Faith, family, customers, and team are not just words to us—they're the pillars of our past, the heartbeat of our present, and the guiding light for our future. We're excited to share our journey with you!

From our humble beginnings, we've grown to become a leading force in the North American flower market. Today, we cultivate nearly 50 acres of fresh cut flowers, including standard and mini gerbera, gerpom, lisianthus, and snapdragons. Our commitment to innovation drives us to invest in cutting-edge technology, explore new varieties, and pioneer sustainable production techniques to ensure the highest quality blooms year-round.

While Rosa Flora has evolved over generations, our Christian values remain steadfast. We serve our customers with genuine care, cultivate the finest flowers with unwavering dedication, and advocate for our environment with passion. These values are the bedrock of Rosa Flora's Pride in Every Petal and have propelled us to become Canada's largest cut flower grower.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's committed to growth and innovation, join us at Rosa Flora. Together, let's continue to spread joy, beauty, and Pride in Every Petal.

Position Description: Flower Grower

As part of a leadership team reporting to the head grower, you will be responsible for the productivity and quality of multiple hectares of cut flowers and the people who work in that area. On the job training will be provided to ensure your success in the role.

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Responsibilities:

Train, supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers who cultivate and harvest flowers.
Monitor the crops to ensure quality growth & harvesting of cut flowers
Monitor water and pH & EC levels, ventilation, CO2 and other environmental conditions
Monitor and control pests, using IPM biologicals and pesticides
Establish work schedules and procedures factoring in seasonal demand and crop cycles
Formalize and document cultivation and production processes to ensure consistency and repeatability
Resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit reports to head grower
Develop and implement strategies to improve production efficiency, reduce waste, and minimize costs
Ensure compliance with health and safety policies
Perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Requirements:
Minimum 1 year greenhouse experience, preferably in cut flowers.
High school diploma or equivalent
Licence to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides.
Experience with environmental control systems (Argus/Priva) a plus.

Skills / Abilities:
Physically capable of regular greenhouse activities- including standing, walking, lifting, bending, and withstanding high periods of heat and humidity.
Effective verbal and written communication in English; Spanish language skills an asset.
Demonstrated leadership qualities, personal initiative, attention to detail, and efficiency.
Work Conditions: Year-round in an indoor greenhouse and/or warehouse environment. Some periods of heat and humidity.
Comfortable using various equipment daily.
50 hours average per week with weekend availability required
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources by:

Email: [email protected] 

Mail: 717 Diltz Road, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada N1A 2W2

We look forward to welcoming you to our growing team!