Summer Student Position: Horticulture Greenhouse Assistant

UBC Horticulture Greenhouse (Photo: The Orchard Garden)

Monday through Friday, 2-4 hours a day to a maximum of 20hrs/wk@ $14.23/hour, June 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015.

Closing date:   May 30, 2015

Please apply at your earliest convenience if you are interested in this position and you meet the following requirements:

You are …

  • A Canadian citizen, have Landed Immigrant status or a student work visa.
  • A full-time student and will be returning to full-time studies next semester.
  • A mature and responsible person, able to work with minimum supervision and instruction.
  • Able to do work which requires lifting and carrying.
  • You are interested in plant health and maintenance.
  • You have excellent people skills.
  • You don’t mind the heat in a greenhouse.
  • Do not mind working with pesticides under supervision.

Field / greenhouse / nursery / garden center experience will serve as recommendation but is not a requirement.

Living on campus or very close to the UBC will be a recommendation.

How to Apply

Please limit your résumé 1 page.


Hand-deliver your application to:
Melina Biron (Greenhouse Manager),
Room 114, Horticulture Greenhouse, 6394 Stores Road/2334 West Mall

Or drop in my mailbox in Room 262, MacMillan Building.

Or mail to:  Melina Biron
248 MacMillan Bld., 2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

Tel: (604) 822-3283    Fax: (604) 822-6394

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