Skyjack Operator -Nights

  • Location
    Oshawa, Ontario
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Assembly / Production

Adecco is hiring a Skyjack Operator who will be assisting with our client’s harvest period for their large-scale outdoor cannabis production in Port Perry, ON. Please know that this position does require you to have working at heights certification. This position, reporting to the Lead Grow Technician, is responsible for assisting in harvesting cannabis in our drying buildings using skyjack equipment while meeting harvesting targets and adhering to quality standards. Currently looking for night shift, 11:00PM-6:30AM. This position is paying $22.60/hr. Weekend Nights positions are available as well and pay is 23.10/hr. Position is a contract of 4-5 weeks in length. 


  • Operate skyjack equipment within Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as well as company safe working procedures
  • Hang plants and remove hung plants from drying buildings
  • Transport plants from harvest bins into drying buildings
  • Detect, report, and control all plant health and pest problems
  • Clean and sanitize work area as required
  • Assist in weighing and transporting cannabis throughout the harvest process
  • Lift plants and other material up to 15 kilograms
  • Adhere to all occupational health and safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

    Experience / Education

  • Working at Heights certification
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Cannabis industry experience would be considered an asset
  • Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to comprehend detailed instructions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Knowledge of cannabis plant composition is an asset
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Must have own transportation as we are not on a public transportation route
  • Working Conditions

  • Constant exposure to the strong smell of cannabis
  • Flexible shift options including mornings, afternoon, or nights, weekends
  • Comfortable working at heights for long periods of time
  • Using manual dexterity repetitively
  • Extended periods of stooping, bending, kneeling, walking, and standing
  • Why Work for Adecco?

  • Great pay including 4% vacation pay
  • Paid weekly – accurate and on time 
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified   
  • Strong health and safety programs   
  • Flexible shifts 
  • Generous referral bonuses
  • Free training programs
  • If you qualify for and are interested in the Skyjack Operator role in Port Perry, ON apply by clicking the “Apply” button now!


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