PRT is North America’s largest producer of container-grown forest seedlings. PRT has capacity to grow and sell more than 250 million seedlings across its network of nurseries located in the United States and Canada.
PRT has established a leadership position in the industry by working closely with customers and by providing reliable reforestation products and silviculture services at competitive prices.
Join the Forest Nursery Team
PRT Campbell River!
Now hiring FOREST NURSERY WORKERS for SUMMER WORK!
Make decent money and meet new friends helping us create the next generation of forests.
Hours of Work / Compensation :
Piece work thinning : individuals earn an average of $16.50 / hour, but motivated and efficient workers have no upper limit on piece earnings
Hourly wages start at $13.85 per hour and over time can go up to $21.43 per hour with full benefits as an experienced forest nursery employee
Thinning runs March - July with opportunities to join other projects on a seasonal basis throughout the year and become part of the union crew
Shift times 7 : 30AM to 4PM Monday to Friday (subject to change)
Flex time available to accommodate employees with young families or second jobs i.e. 9 : 00 am to 2 : 00 pm or just a few days a week
What You Need to be a Successful Applicant :
A good attitude towards work and a passion for the environment
Must be able to deal with the elements; both indoor & outdoor work
Work is meticulous; requires sharp eyesight and high manual dexterity
Gear required : raingear, sun hat, sunglasses, non-slip footwear, water bottle, gloves, layers to deal with the heat and the cold
Reliable personal transportation is essential as we are a 15 minute drive from downtown Campbell River and there is no public transit service
Must be able to pass a functional abilities test : lift, pull, push minimum 50lbs