Assistant Head Grower - $110k Salary


HireHorticulture.com
Portland Area, OR 97224
United States

Category
Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
To $110,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just 35 minutes away from downtown Portland, Oregon.  We are searching for an experienced Assistant Head Grower looking for a career, and there is a great relocation package that will allow you to change companies and enjoy living in OR!
 
In this role, you'll lead and develop the site growing team under the direction of the Head Grower. 
 
You'll support company goals in producing top quality plants for our customers. Walk and inspect crops, supervise and train Section Growers and Irrigation Staff to prioritize daily tasks.  Regularly scout and identify plant health issues. Collaborate with the IPM Coordinator to prevent/eliminate pest and disease issues, and perform culture trials (GR, fertilizer, dry down, temperature trials).  
 
The end goal is to ensure all work is performed in accordance with company policies and promotes a safe working environment.  
 
 
 
Job Requirements
To thrive in this role we're looking for someone who has the following experience:

Bachelor's degree in Hort or related field

3+ years of strong growing experience, or more experience in place of a degree.

Proven leadership and management expereince. A great mentor is needed!

Must have experience with annuals and perennials.


This is a confidential recruiting effort with the staff at HireHorticulture.com. Please reach out to us directly for more inside info on the role. You won't be disappointed! Suzanne@HireHorticulture.com