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Careers

We are always interested in bright and motivated individuals eager to learn and join our team. Below is a list of positions we are currently looking to fill. A cover letter and resume can be emailed to hr@undersunacres.com.

Assistant Grower

We are looking to expand our team with an Assistant Grower who will work with the Head Grower to implement and manage crop strategies.

Responsibilities:

– Work with head grower to implement and manage crop strategies

– Monitor climate, heating, ventilation, shading and irrigation strategies

– Analyze water testing results and determine nutrient strategies for crop

– Monitor production and quality

– Manage integrated pest management team

Requirements:

– Degree or Diploma in Horticulture, Plant Science or a related field

– 1-2 years growing experience

– Ability to work in a team environment

Integrated Pest Management Supervisor

We are currently looking for an experienced Integrated Pest Management Supervisor to oversee daily monitoring and treatment of pests in the crop.

Responsibilities:

– Daily monitoring of pests on crop

– Diagnose pest conditions

– Set up pest control strategies with our grower and IPM adviser

– Release bio beneficials

Required Attributes:

-Minimum of two years pest management experience is required.

-Ability to work in a team environment

Cogeneration and Greenhouse Operations and Maintenance

Under Sun Acres has four combined heat and power (CHP) reciprocating natural gas engines with a total capacity of ~13 MW. The company is looking for a responsible and reliable candidate to operate and perform maintenance on the engines and greenhouse systems.

The position will include:

-Ability to work in a team environment

– Extensive off and on-site training on both the CHP engines and greenhouse systems

– Daily inspections and maintaining log sheets

– Performing general service and maintenance; key contact for technical issues

– Attending to system alarms

– Understanding and using the greenhouse controls platform

– Managing spare part inventory and supplies

– General daily operations of the facility

– Working with heating, irrigation, ventilation, curtains, scissor karts, sorting equipment, automated stacking, and bagging machines; pumps, motors, frequency drives, boilers, piping, valves, heat exchangers, radiators, tanks, sensors, relays, batteries, computers, electrical, electronics. 

The following items are required:

– Maintenance experience

– General engine and mechanics knowledge

Greenhouse maintenance experience, background as a mechanic and experience with cogeneration engines would be considered an asset. This is a dynamic position well-suited for someone with a desire to learn and work in a team environment. A competitive salary with benefits will be provided.  

Greenhouse General Labour

Under Sun Acres is looking for full time general farm greenhouse labour. Multiple openings available. Must be available for 50hrs a week including weekends. Job requirements include planting, crop work, harvesting, packing and post-harvest clean up. Work conditions are fast paced, repetitive, heavy handing, physically demanding and extended periods of standing. Work site indoors/outdoors and hot/cold environments. You must have your own transportation. No experience or education required. Minimum wage of $14.18/Hour is offered plus performance bonus. 

Greenhouse General Labour

Rising Sun Acres is looking for full time general farm greenhouse labour. Multiple openings available. Must be available for 50hrs a week including weekends. Job requirements include planting, crop work, harvesting, packing and post-harvest clean up. Work conditions are fast paced, repetitive, heavy handing, physically demanding and extended periods of standing. Work site indoors/outdoors and hot/cold environments. You must have your own transportation. No experience or education required. Minimum wage of $14.18/Hour is offered plus performance bonus.

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