Greenhouse Transplanting Technician


Phytelligence
Burien, WA
United States

Category
Industry
Agriculture
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $15
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

Phytelligence is seeking a dynamic Greenhouse Technician experienced in greenhouse operations to support high-throughput plant production at our greenhouse facility in Burien, Washington.

Responsibilities will include

    · Assisting the Greenhouse Director in operating the facility in support of various production related activities.

    · Production of high quality plants including managing the entire growth cycle of plant material, filling pots, transplanting in-vitro plantlets, irrigation, sorting, grafting, and rigorous tracking of all processes.

    · Coordinate with the Greenhouse Director in the allocation of the greenhouse and outdoor growing space.

    · Identify areas for process and technical improvements and provide solutions that increase the quality and quantity of plants in production.

    · Maintain greenhouse supply inventory

    · Sort, grade, pack plants for shipment to customers

    · Operate within stringent safety and regulatory guidelines

 

Job Requirements
Qualifications:
· Previous work experience in a production nursery or relevant experience in plant management is preferred.
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, meet deadlines, pay close attention to detail, and fully embrace safety and regulatory compliance guidelines.
· Working knowledge and understanding of daily operations related to plant growth areas and familiarity with greenhouse lighting, watering, fertilization, pest control and greenhouse environmental control systems is preferred.
· Flexibility to work on weekends and holidays on a rotating schedule is required.
· Ability to perform physical labor under greenhouse conditions, including lifting 50 lbs and tolerating high temperatures for brief periods is required.
· Experience with the use of databases to maintain/track processes is a plus.
Problem-solving skills and desire to continually improve methods for plant production are highly desired.
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