Full Time Grower


Deneweth's Garden Center
16125 22 Mile Road
Macomb, MI 48044
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Constant care and monitoring of range for optimum crop quality, climate, and placement.
  • Utilize Gemlink to monitor/control greenhouse environments.
  • Prepare ranges through disinfecting and validation of irrigation equipment functionality.
  • Routinely check the crop throughout the day irrigating as necessary.
  • Conduct trials/experiments utilizing different techniques and products to evaluate possible improvements to the crop quality, growing techniques, and reduction of environmental impact.
  • Perform weekly soil tests to monitor pH and salt levels making corrections as needed.
  • Perform weekly water test to validate water quality and injector settings/functionality.
  • Scout weekly to track/identify crop diseases or pest concerns.
  • Perform bi-weekly pesticide applications as needed to correct concerns.
  • Report daily to head grower to discuss tracked concerns and irrigation planning.
  • Attend off-premises conventions and classes.
  • Monitor and prioritize workflows and schedules through Toodledo.
  • Perform routine inspection of facilities and equipment for signs of disrepair and perform necessary maintenance work.
  • Hours range from 40 hours per week to 70 hours per week depending on season
  • This position is based out of the Macomb location.
Job Requirements
* Exemplary performance in a team setting.
* Willingness to work weekends and holidays.
* Exhibit excellent leadership skills.
* Detail oriented.
* Growing experience preferred but not required. Willing to train for the right candidate.
* Lead by example – set the highest possible standards for the quality, efficiency, productivity, and behavior.
* Demonstrate computer skills.

Physical Requirements:
* Ability to lift 75-100+ pounds and operate heavy machinery
* Requires intermittent periods of physical activity such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, etc.

Benefits:
* Holiday pay: 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year's.Off season flex time available upon request.
* Vacation pay: 1 week; up to 2 weeks (vacation time not available during peak season April-June).
* Provided a company iPhone to be used for personal use.
* SIMPLE IRA: Match of employees elective deferrals up to 3% of the employee’s compensation.
* Store discount: Up to 20% - 40% off of products.

Additional positions available:
* Part Time Delivery Driver - https://deneweths.com/pages/Deliverydriver
* Full Time Plant Production/Grower - https://deneweths.com/pages/plantproductionandgrower
Company
Deneweth's Garden Center

16125 22 Mile Road
Macomb MI 48044
United States
Deneweth's Garden Center Chris Wilson
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