Guelph

Head Grower - Guelph

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GoodLeaf Farms is a multi-level vertical farming company that produces clean and nutritious leafy greens and herbs 365 days a year. We believe in delivering safe, healthy food to Canadian families year-round. We have farms in Guelph, Ontario, Truro, Nova Scotia and are in the process of growing in other provinces.

GoodLeaf Farms is searching for a Head Grower to join our team. This is a hands-on leadership role that will involve varied hours from time to time along with working off-shifts. This position will be based in Guelph, Ontario.

The Head Grower is responsible for the implementation and improvement of all growing related tasks. This is a leadership opportunity with a number of diverse duties which include but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:

  • The safe, efficient execution, continual improvement and development of growing activities;

  • Ensuring growing quality and quantity continues to exceed customers expectations;

  • Make recommendations to the operations team on solutions as they pertain to plant care and quality;

  • Mitigate crop risk through development and capacity building of processes and procedures;

  • Identify potential crop issues and facilitate corrective measures;

  • Communicate to the operations team any crop concerns and mitigation action recommendations;

  • Other duties and requirements as assigned by the Operations Lead and the business requirements

Hours and Workdays:

This job will have a 5-day work week schedule however weekends and evenings will be required as needed.

Competencies:

The successful applicant will have proven competencies and personality traits and will display the following:

  • Positive attitude and fit;

  • Hard worker who can plan ahead and implement assigned growing tasks;

  • Attention to detail and strong observational skills;

  • Operational focus with a strong business acumen;

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

  • Strong knowledge of farming including planting, irrigating, soil analysis, fertilization application, plant nutrition, climate control and harvesting;

  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner in a grow environment;

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal skills;

  • Strong research skills with the ability to develop and improve product continually.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Formal education in Agriculture, Plant Science or a related field;

  • Must have grower experience and must be eager and excited about hands on work;

  • Ability and eagerness to educate others and lead by example.

  • Experience in Growing/Horticulture: 3 years (Preferred)

We pride ourselves in having a great team, who understands the importance of locally produced food and growing a great product. 

Want to join us? Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes via email to Dalia Dajani, HR Director at ddajani@truleaf.ca

Indoor Farm Staff (Not suitable for students)

GoodLeaf Farms in Guelph, Ontario is hiring!

Indoor Farm Staff Needed---Multiple Production Worker positions available

GoodLeaf Farms has a brand new indoor farm facility based in Guelph, OntarioAt GoodLeaf Farms we are focused on producing local and ultra-fresh greens, without pesticides using efficient vertical farming.

We are seeking Indoor Farm staff (Production Workers) to join our team. We are looking for the following:

  • Someone that is up for working on their feet in a fast-paced work environment with a variety of tasks;

  • Physically fit, detail-oriented, and a fast learner;

  • Reliable and highly efficient;

  • Someone with high emphasis and awareness on food and people safety;

  • Flexible to cover day shifts, afternoon-shifts and weekend shifts as needed;

  • We offer $16/hour in addition to a comprehensive benefit package for individual or families

Come join us! Please submit resumes through Indeed

Job Type: Full-time

Language:

  • English (Preferred)