Assistant Head Grower


Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

As New England’s largest distributor and grower of annuals and perennials – operating ten acres of state-of-the-art greenhouse space year round, we are looking for an experienced Assistant Head Grower with leadership and mentoring qualities to join our dynamic team. This role requires horticultural experience, pest and fertilizer knowledge and a passion for producing top-end product.

 

Responsibilities:

   Assists Head Grower by providing support and supervision for the Section Growers in performing daily
tasks such as watering, fertilizing, growth regulation and pest management

   Reports problems and issues to head grower to help resolve issues

   Troubleshoots greenhouse environmental control and irrigation systems and reaches out to Head Grower or maintenance staff when necessary

   Reviews priorities and provides information for Section Growers to set their individual work 

 

About Us: Established in 1910, Cavicchio Greenhouses is a fourth-generation New England farm working more than 250 acres in Sudbury. As a horticultural grower and landscape distributor, we cultivate and supply an extensive variety of annuals and perennials, nursery stock, stone, masonry and landscape materials. With a hard-earned reputation for service, quality, selection and sustainability, we work with professionals and garden centers throughout the area to keep our region beautiful.

 

Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc. offers competitive pay, a complete benefits package upon eligibility including insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and an opportunity to work with a great group of people. 

Thank you in advance for your interest in this role. Due to the volume of candidates, only those requested to interview will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer.  


  
Job Requirements
B.S. in Horticulture or equivalent
• At least five years of annual or perennial greenhouse production experience in a production
environment
• Knowledge of chemical and biological pest and disease control
• Knowledge of greenhouse equipment and operations
• Demonstrated knowledge of Greenhouse environmental controls
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
Company
Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
Jeanne Douglass
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury MA 01776
United States