Overview

At PRT, we believe in being the stewards of growth and renewal for generations to come. Our Mission is to provide the most trusted growing services, best suited to the needs of our customers, and we achieve that by putting our customers first while always respecting our employees. PRT is the largest commercial-scale growing provider in North America for a wide range of high-quality forestry seedling species. PRT has the capacity to grow and sell more than 630 million seedlings annually, at its 28 nursery locations across Canada & USA and we owe our success to our employees. By joining PRT your will become part of a team of people that grows trees for our future forests!


Job Description


A Day in the Life:

PRT is currently recruiting seasonal Forest Nursery Workers to assist with the many different aspects of nursery responsibilities at our PRT Vernon Nursery in Vernon, BC. Most of the work is done in a greenhouse with duties like sowing, thinning, and transplanting of tree seedlings for reforestation across North America. This engaging, high paced, physical position offers a safe work environment and an opportunity for a career that will make a positive change in the world. Candidates should have a desire and keenness to learn about the forest seedling nursery activities, work independently and efficiently. No experience required; full training provided.

About the team:

The Nursery Worker will work alongside other Nursery Workers under the supervision of the Nursery Lead and report to the Nursery Manager.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you:

Required/Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Appropriate work attire
  • Good manual dexterity and eyesight
  • Team-oriented personality with a positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for lengthy periods of time and perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Commitment to quality and safety

Qualifications


Enough about us, let’s talk about you:

Required/Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Appropriate work attire
  • Good manual dexterity and eyesight
  • Team-oriented personality with a positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for lengthy periods of time and perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Commitment to quality and safety

Additional Information


Compensation and Benefits:

At PRT, we believe in unconditional success through people. We strive to be the place where people can sow their career and grow with us. Other components of our total rewards offering include:

  • Competitive hourly wage of $17.66 + additional $0.67 per straight time hours for the training period, compensation then transfers to piece work with greater earning potential.
  • A supportive team structured environment, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment.
  • Room to grow – Learning and growing is built into every role here. At PRT, you’ll get mentorship and acknowledgment for helping our business grow.
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Collaboration and teamwork – Innovation doesn’t know hierarchy. We make sure everyone is heard, considered, and respected.
  • Green Culture – Our PRT nurseries and seed orchards are vibrant and fun communities with employees who share a strong passion for the nature solutions we provide to our earth and doing their part in regenerating the forests of North America.

Next Steps:

We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion for innovation and growth. We promote equality of opportunity and seek different perspectives to challenge conventional approaches and continuously improve our company’s performance and progress. We believe that diversity and inclusion help us drive innovation, make better decisions, achieve effective stewardship of our business, and enable our people to thrive. We encourage you to connect with us at humanresources@prt.com for more information about our accessible workplace, including disability accommodations for the recruitment process and beyond.

To apply please send your resume directly to us through our career portal at; Grow Your Career | PRT Growing Services Ltd.

Apply in person by visiting our Nursery at 7501 Bench row Road, Vernon BC anyime between the hours of 0830-1400. Ast for Stephanie.


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LinkedIn: @PRTGrowingServices, @IFCOSeedlings


Thank you for applying; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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