Horticulturist

  • Canada
  • Posted 6 months ago
  • 32 CAD / Month

Aqwa Verti

A Horticulturist at Aqua Verti Company in Canada would be primarily responsible for cultivating and managing plants and gardens in a range of environments. This role involves extensive knowledge in plant biology, soil science, and the use of modern gardening equipment and techniques. The horticulturist will oversee the design and maintenance of green spaces, ensuring they are sustainable, aesthetically pleasing, and conducive to the local climate and soil conditions. Responsibilities include selecting appropriate plant species, implementing innovative planting techniques, and managing irrigation systems. Additionally, the horticulturist will collaborate with a team to conduct research on plant growth, pest control, and environmental conservation. Strong communication skills are essential for this role, as the horticulturist will need to work with other professionals and educate the public on horticultural practices. This position requires a balance of hands-on fieldwork and theoretical knowledge, making it ideal for those passionate about botany and environmental sustainability.

Crop scouting and monitoring

  • Use a scissor lift without supervision to perform daily tasks.
  • Scout crops to identify the incidence of insects, diseases, nutrient deficiencies and mechanical problems.
  • Enter data regarding tracking notes and crop problems.
  • Perform daily inspections/checklists of growing areas and equipment.
  • Collect and enter crop data to monitor crop performance and quality control.

Culture

  • Understand and use the HyCube OS system to accomplish daily tasks.
  • Ensure the health and quality of seedlings/transplants.
  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance of hydroponic systems as needed.
  • Follow all safety and process procedures for the use of chemicals.
  • Complete the necessary food safety records that correspond to horticulture operations.
  • Assist production teams as needed.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with word, excel, power point, etc.
  • Capacity to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work at a steady pace without constant supervision
  • Ability to use tablets and applications

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