Grower’s Assistant/ IPM Scout


Report to:
Head Grower

The Company:
At Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, our vision is to be Eastern North America’s
premier supplier of greenhouse vegetable transplants. In order to help us accomplish
this goal, we need to hire motivated passionate people. With that in mind we are looking
for a Growers Assistant/ IPM Scout whose primary responsibilities will be working with
the growing team to ensure high quality vegetable seedlings.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
• Collect the necessary data as per the instructions provided for the plant trials
• Scout crops to identify and monitor pests and diseases.
• Monitor and track pest pressure
• Provide photos of plants to customers twice a week
• Participate in quality and productivity improvement initiatives
• Maintain and adhere to all company policies and procedures
• Help maintain a safe and clean workplace
• Perform other tasks as may be assigned

Physical Location/Working Conditions:
• Greenhouse environment in a rural area, own transportation required;
• 35 – 55 hours per week, shifts may vary between day and evening
• Working in high temperatures

This role is classified as an agriculture employee / farm employee. See the following
link for more details about this classification from ESA


  • Completion of post-secondary diploma in a related field
  • Knowledge of pest and disease identification
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to create logically ordered objectives
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to motivate and attain positive results from employees and teams is a must

How to Apply

Submit your resume:

  • Mail: 38024 John Wise Line, St. Thomas, Ontario N5P 3T2
  • Email: Subject title: Assistant Grower
  • Fax: 519 637 2449
  • Website:

Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the
recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 519-637-2119.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those meeting the requirements will be considered

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Job Information


Date Posted

November 6,2023


Starting at $20.00 per hour



Job ID


Employment Type



Full Time

Application Deadline

December 6, 2023

Education Requirements

Completion of post-secondary diploma in a related field