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).
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.
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
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.
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
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.