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Nursery Positions
Potting Foreperson

Position Summary:

This full time position involves leading and motivating a crew to work efficiently and safely to meet production targets. During spring and summer supervise the potting of close to 1 million plants, then other growing activities throughout the year.

Skills Required:

•Good leadership qualities
•Organized with accurate record keeping and reporting
•Excellent communication skills
•Problem solving skills - ability to resolve conflicts quickly and effectively
•Ability to work well in a team environment as well as individually
•Attention to detail

General Farm Labour

Position Summary

These full time seasonal positions are in Gerogetown Ontario. The positions involve repetitive work which may include pruning, potting, and plant maintenance up to and including early spring.  Must be able to work in a fast paced and physically demanding environment often outside in inclement weather conditions. Will require evening and weekend work, depending on seasonal weather patterns.


  • Communicate effectively for job requirements and safety
  • Meet daily targets for quality and productivity


  • Work well with others in a team environment
  • Must be in good physical condition and enjoy work in outdoor conditions
  • Requires your own transportation arrangements to the Nursery
Retail Garden Centre Positions

Position Summary

The duties of this position include inspecting and verifying incoming and outgoing goods against invoices or other documents at the garden centre while safely loading and unloading product from transport vehicles to and from their storage areas.


This Receiver is responsible for maintaining an internal record-keeping system, recording shipping and receiving variances, rejecting damaged goods, packing and unpacking goods, maintaining the storage facilities to protect product from damage and operating a forklift safely in accordance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act..

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has excellent organizational and communication skills. Holds a valid G class driver’s license with a clean driving abstract. Must be computer proficient with POS experience as an asset. Has experience in shipping/receiving with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day and is certified to operate a forklift. This person will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Andrew Jinkinson
1774 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON
M1H 2V5

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