Organic Greenhouse - Packer
Greenbelt Microgreens
Hamilton, ON, CANADA
8d ago

Looking for candidates who can start Sunday October 29th

Founded in 2010, Greenbelt Microgreens is a Certified Organic grower and distributor of microgreens and organic lettuce mixes with two locations in Ontario’s Greenbelt.

Greenbelt Microgreens supplies fresh microgreens and salads to many quality retailers, acclaimed chefs, and award-winning restaurants.

Business and Working Location

Greenbelt Greenhouse ( Greenhouse Microgreens ), 200 Woodhill Road, Lynden, ON L0R 1T0 (outside Hamilton).

Job Summary

The Packer is responsible for working as part of a team in packing our fresh and organic microgreens using a state of the art automated production conveyor system and / or bench table, while working in compliance with our procedures, and complying with all workplace policies and applicable laws.

Reports To

  • Greenhouse Management
  • Hours of Work

    Approximately 44 hours per work week From Sunday through Thursday each week.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in a greenhouse using an automated production conveyor system or bench table
  • Manually sort, organize and lift boxes and clam-shell packs
  • Assist in all areas of production as needed including but not limited to cleaning and packing
  • Inspect and control quality of greens
  • General housekeeping including sweeping and pressure washing floors, and cleaning equipment, following proper procedures
  • Keep work area clean and ensure good personal hygiene
  • Follow direction given from supervisory team
  • Must work in compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures
  • Must participate in all Company required Training and Certification programs
  • Must comply with all applicable laws, including but not limited to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Accessibility with Ontarians with Disabilities Act
  • Must use and wear required Personal Protective Equipment and Devices where required by the Supervisor or Management
  • Other reasonable duties may be assigned to meet the needs of the business
  • Qualifications

  • High School or Equivalent is an asset but not required
  • No work experience required
  • Experience operating motorized vehicles such as skid steers or tractors is an asset
  • Mechanical experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrated self-initiative
  • Positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively with others at all levels and ability
  • Genuine interest in working in an organic greenhouse
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and manage time effectively
  • Basic carpentry skills are an asset
  • Understanding of workplace health and safety
  • First Aid Certification is considered an asset
  • Working and Environmental Conditions

  • Ability to work in warm and humid conditions
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in various positions at the required speed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, lift, and reach frequently or for extended periods
  • Ability to lift up to 20lbs.
  • We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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