About Prairie Plant Systems Inc


Lab Assistant

Prairie Plant Systems, a leader in plant based technologies, is seeking a self-driven individual to join our Bio-Products Division in a Lab Assistant position. The lab assistant position reports directly to the Bio-Products Lab Manager.

Duties would include

  • Transferring plants from one media to another.
  • Cleaning of jar and work area.
  • Shipping of plantlets to the greenhouse.
  • Preparation of media.
  • Assist the greenhouse assistants with planting, weeding, and transplanting or potato harvest when needed.
  • General Sanitation.
  • Participate in inventory monitoring.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions to the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Good Organizational Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Training in Biological Science and/or experience working in a Greenhouse is considered an asset.
  • Physical fitness (position requires some manual labor)

Preference will be given to applicants who hold post-secondary education in a related field. This position requires some manual labor so the incumbent must be physically fit and should be free from allergies or respiratory related diseases.

Salary will be based on skill levels and education. PPS offers a comprehensive benefits package. Incumbents will be required to pass a Government of Canada Security check, a criminal record check, a pre-employment drug test, and must hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency.

How to Apply

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Prairie Plant Systems has grown significantly through development and acquisition of our key subsidiary companies:

CanniMed Ltd.

CanniMed Ltd. was established in 2013 to provide Canadian patients with access to a standardized and trusted supply of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) governed by Health Canada.

SubTerra LLC

Sub Terra LLC is a plant-based pharmaceutical manufacturer committed to the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) such as high value proteins and phytochemicals.

PPS Fruit Trees

Decades of research and development have made PPS a leading supplier of fruit trees to orchards around the world. Our continued commitment to excellence can be seen in the uncompromising quality of every plant PPS grows and sells.