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Assistant Grower

Leamington, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time


In Person


The candidate in this position is responsible to assist the head grower in the management of crop growing operations for the Greenhouse facilities in Essex County, Ont. This person is also responsible for the proper care of the greenhouse, including the principles and practices of plant cultivation, propagation, and protection. This position includes the task of supervising employees, to give instructions, to oversee, and coach when necessary.


  • Identify the plants and their problems (diseases, pests, and others).

  • Plan, organize, and/or coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting.

  • Coordinate biological control department to monitor pest and disease levels.

  • Supervision of labour, assigning tasks, coaching workers.

  • Ensure all SOPs are followed, enforced, and ensure strict crop hygiene practices are followed and enforced.

  • Maintain records on crop growth data (weekly crop report, climate report, production, etc.).


  • The greenhouse environment can be very hot, humid, moist, or cold for most of the year

  • The greenhouse environment may have bees, bugs, and pests

  • Working both independently and with a team

  • Ability to communicate with all organizational levels is essential

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