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Van Belle Nursery is a leading grower of ornamental plants for major mass market retailers.

We embrace progressive business practices like open book management and profit sharing to give our people opportunities as we ambitiously pursue growth.

Five Core Values are the foundation of our cherished company culture:

Best Effort; Always Positive; Respect People; Find a Better Way; Do It Now.

We hold these values dearly, and they guide our decision making for recruiting and management across our group of companies.

We have a full time permanent opening for a Mechanic.  This role is responsible to maintain and repair all nursery vehicles, tractors, skid steers, forklifts and small equipment. Assist in greenhouse repairs as needed.

 Basic qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license required. Clean driving record.
  • HD Mechanic/Automotive Mechanic or millwright Red Seal ticket.
  • Small engine experience an asset.
  • Skills in welding, fabrication and/or equipment operation.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to be organized and work with interruptions.
  • Hard working self starter who can work alone or as a part of a team.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, twist, turn and climb.
  • Must be able to lift and/or carry 50-70 lbs

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and repairing all nursery vehicles (Vans, Tractor, etc..) and small equipment (small generators, trimmers, etc…) according to recommended maintenance schedules.
  • Ensuring the maintenance shop is clean, safe and organized.
  • Performing monthly inspections of all vehicles and equipment.
  • Maintaining service records of equipment.
  • Emergency On Call repairs Mechanical (Electrical, Plumbing as needed)

We offer:

  • A positive and dynamic work environment
  • A competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • A company benefit package including extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • A company profit share program;
  • Additional benefits available after 3 years + of continuous employment.
  • Due to the nature of our business we are exempt from paying time and a half for overtime.  Overtime in this role is rare.


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing
  • Vision care
  • Non union environment


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday occasional Saturdays during peak season


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