Nursery Superintendent

June 12 2024
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Building services, HVAC,
Armstrong, BC • Full time

Nursery Superintendent

Armstrong, British Columbia


Our Nursery Superintendent plays a critical role in ensuring a sustainable supply of conifer seeds and seedlings for reforestation operations throughout British Columbia. If you are passionate about creating an environment where people and plants thrive, read on to learn more!

We are looking for a Nursery Superintendent to join our Eagle Rock Nursery. Located mid-way between Vernon and Armstrong, Eagle Rock produces forest conifer seedlings as part of our commitment to sustainable reforestation in British Columbia. We are proud to grow and harvest seedlings necessary to sustain a renewable forest resource, maintain healthy ecosystems and provide future generations with the opportunity to enjoy British Columbia's magnificent forests.

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of related experience in growing operations.
  • Post-secondary education in Horticulture, Agriculture or Greenhouse Management is preferred.
  • Experience in managing projects and leading a team to success.
  • Knowledge and understanding of workplace safety systems and programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental protection protocol.
  • Valid British Columbia Pesticide Applicator Certificate.
  • Unwavering commitment to safety.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-directed time-management skills.
  • Valid Driver's License.


We value diversity at Tolko and know that experience and knowledge come in many forms. Even if you don't have all the qualifications above, please apply. We would love to hear your story and have you grow with us.


In this role you will:

  • Proactively manage the facility to ensure cost-competitive, top-quality seedling production.
  • Promote and maintain the nursery Safety Program.
  • Prepare budgets and manage costs within your specific area of responsibility.
  • Hire, train and manage our nursery growers to ensure a cohesive and high-performing team.
  • Manage suppliers and contractors.
  • Monitor, develop, and review business requirements for seedling production to ensure delivery of results.


So, what's in it for you?

  • You'll take on an exciting new challenge with supportive team members.
  • You'll earn a competitive salary based on your skills and experience. The expected base salary range for this position is $93,750 -$125,000.
  • You will be eligible to participate in Tolko's bonus program.
  • Competitive benefits and a retirement plan come standard, so you don't have to choose between your bottom line and your wellbeing or your future.
  • You may also be eligible for relocation support including community connections so you can live (and play) where you work.
  • Continued development through on the job and classroom training and reimbursement of tuition and membership fees.
  • A positive, innovative, and inclusive work environment.

If you want to work for a sustainable, future focused company, there is no better place than Tolko. Our family has been producing innovative forest products for over 65 years. Our focus remains on sustainably managing our forests and our business for upcoming generations.

We want YOU to join our family. Come Grow Here! Apply today at www.tolko.com/careers.

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About the North Okanagan Valley

The North Okanagan Valley includes the communities of Vernon, Armstrong, Lavington, Lumby and Lake Country, British Columbia. Surrounded by lakes, these communities provide family-friendly living with lots of amenities, and beautiful weather. Visit one of our local wineries or fine dining restaurants, go boating, hiking, biking, skiing, catch a round of golf, or visit a local market to pick up fresh fruit and produce… whatever your pleasure, you'll find it here.

Watch this video to learn about the region and find out why life is better here.

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