Assistant Growers - Section Growers


Crawfordville, FL
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Experience Required
Yes
Pay
To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 Join the fast growing SunBlest team as a Section Grower.  We're adding to our team!
 
Located close to Tallahassee, you'll have the benefits of working with a great team and tons of fun on your weekends!
 

SunBlest prides itself on cultivating a team environment with the leaders of the horticulture industry. We know, understand and most importantly, appreciate the skill and dedication it takes to be successful in this industry and want to give you the foundation to flourish in our unique industry. We value our employees and look forward to learning more about you. 

Job description:

  • Section Growers in overseeing the following:
    • Watering, fertilizing, spraying, and testing. 
    • Developing/documenting high quality standards for consistently growing crops developing best practices. 
    • Maintain good growing practices to meet required ready dates and contract grow dates
    • Conduct trials/experiments to evaluate possible improvements to the crop
    • Perform/track soil, water, disease tests as needed 
    • Identify/track/control insects 
    • Monitor/control computerized greenhouse environments 
    • Interact/communicate with a dedicated, knowledgeable, well organized grower team 
    • Identify crop problems and develop corrective and preventative actions 
Job Requirements
Qualified candidates must be open to learning, process driven, self-motivated, and work as part of a team. Strong management, organizational, and communication skills are also vital to the success of this role. He/she must be able to work with co-workers in a courteous and professional manner at all times.

Job Requirements:

Education, training, experience:

The following is preferred:

Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish, preferred but not necessary.

Degree or experienced in the practice and study of Horticulture, great for recent college grads or those with at least 1 year experience working in greenhouses.