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Forest Nursery - Operations Manager


Campbell River, BC, Western Canada, Canada


PRT Growing Services Ltd.

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Industry Type:

Horticulture, Turf, Viticulture and Ornamental

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Job Type:

Full Time

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Position Summary:

As a member of the local management team you will have the opportunity to work with the most innovative conifer seedling producer in the industry with a focus on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. Reporting to the Nursery Manager, you will oversee all aspects of greenhouse and open compound seedling operations and lead an experienced team that takes pride in meeting our customer expectations. Your focus will include productivity, planning, continuous improvement activities, customer focus, safe work procedures, and promotion of PRT.


Compensation, Benefits & Workplace Culture: 

  • Highly competitive annual salary matching your level of experience and ability
  • Bonus incentive program – up to 10% of annual salary
  • Matching RRSP program
  • Comprehensive benefits package inclusive of extended health and dental
  • Relocation allowance (if applicable) 
  • Our PRT nurseries are vibrant and fun communities with employees who share a strong passion for the “green” nature of our business and doing their part in regenerating the forests of North America. 
  • We provide a supportive team structured workplace, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in horticulture, agriculture, or forestry, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five or more years of horticulture or crop production experience
  • Experience leading and managing crop production teams
  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve and conduct root cause analysis
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Knowledge or experience with continuous process improvement in a production environment

About PRT:

PRT operates a diverse network of 19 nurseries in Canada and the United States enabling us to grow a wide variety of high-quality container forest seedlings for all climatic and site conditions. Annual production of 320 million seedlings makes PRT the largest producer of containerized forest seedlings in North America. We produce trees for customers from British Columbia to Ontario and Michigan to Alabama.


Campbell River, located on the east coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia has long been known as the "Salmon Capital of the World" and most recently, as an adventure and eco-tourism hub. The Campbell River area offers an extensive array of outdoor activities in a beautiful coastal town. It’s a great place to work and enjoy the outdoor life.

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Job Post Date: 08/22/22
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