The Assistant Grower works with a Grower to provide all daily care and crop culture for a wide variety of plants. The Assistant Grower must plan and perform all daily tasks on Grower’s days off. The Assistant Grower works safely in a wholesale environment and in compliance with established industry regulations and OSHA standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Properly evaluate greenhouse crops and irrigate as needed, both manually and with automatic systems such as drippers, flood tables, and booms
Mix and apply fertilizers, pesticides, plant growth regulators, and other treatments
Monitor plant development to evaluate growth and quality
Maintain records of growth and production
Report observations and actionable items to Grower
Monitor and maintain appropriate growing conditions such as humidity, light levels, and temperature
Trim, space, and propagate crops as directed
Perform light maintenance and repairs
Adapt to changing priorities and varied responsibilities
Attend employee meetings
Perform duties assigned by your manager within expected timeframe
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Relevant education or experience is helpful for this position
Computer skills are helpful for this position.
This is a year-round, full-time position with varied time requirements depending on the season.
Saturday & Sunday work rotation and overtime are required.
Six-day work weeks are required between roughly March through Memorial Day.
Must be able to work in various temperatures.
Ability to work long hours during seasonal demand.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs.