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Assistant Grower

Job ID: 15770
Company: Esbenshade's Garden Centers
Location: Pennsylvania
Salary: TBD
Number of Vacancy: 1
Employment Type: Part Time
Posted: 30+ days ago
Deadline: 28 Jan, 2022

Job Description:

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

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Relevant education or experience is helpful for this position Computer skills are helpful for this position. TIME REQUIREMENTS: 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. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work in various temperatures. Ability to work long hours during seasonal demand. Ability to lift up to 50lbs.