Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Greenhouse Technologist (Grower)
Whole Leaf Ltd.
Location: RG 19-5, 19-9-18 Coaldale, AB
Term: Full Time, Permanent
Salary Range: $120,000 to $130,000
Language of Work: English
Whole Leaf Ltd., part of the Star Group of companies, houses five greenhouse technologies all under one roof and is truly state of the art in all facets. Whole Leaf is a world leader in sustainable greenhouse grown, one of a kind leafy greens with just over 11 acres of growing space. We are the exclusive grower of Inspired Greens and Inspired Leaves and our lettuce is grown clean year round without the use of pesticides. Robotic equipment is used ensuring that our many varieties of lettuce are untouched by human hands throughout their life cycle in the greenhouse. Whole Leaf is proud to be the first greenhouse in North America to use this advanced technology. With products listed at all major retailers and foodservice companies Whole Leaf continues to set a high bar as the best greenhouse grown greens available in the world.
We are looking for a full time CEA (Controlled Environment Agriculture) Greenhouse Technologist to join our team in Coaldale, Alberta.
The primary focus of the Technologist is to apply complex and integrated technologies based on information outputs from sensors and software systems in the greenhouse that direct environmental control systems (irrigation, lighting, etc.) to drive crop production and, ultimately, grow quality lettuce and specialty leaves.
The role is responsible for ensuring that quality and yield expectations are achieved through precise oversight of the automated technologies that control all stages of plant growth, from seeding through to harvest. Automated technologies in our greenhouse include robotic seeding, transplantation and spacing, nutrient delivery, irrigation, lighting, climate control, and crop monitoring.
Key Attributes and Skills:
Education and Experience:
Passion, persistence, teamwork and a dash of prairie humility.
If you embody those values and want to hit the ground running in a fun, fast paced, dynamic environment and work for a company with a culture based on collaboration and innovation then you may be just what we are looking for!
We invite you to visit our website to obtain more information about our companies, divisions, brands and products – www.starproduce.com.
Assistance with relocation expenses is available.
We offer a highly competitive compensation package with a comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org .
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We look forward to meeting you….even if it is virtually!