Grower


Pike Nurseries
3271 Sheep Wallow Rd
Dahlonega, GA 30533
United States

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

Job Description

Come join our team at Pike Nurseries Farm!

Pike Nurseries has 15 metro Atlanta retail stores in Georgia and 4 retail stores in the Charlotte, North Carolina area as well as a Landscape Design division and three growing facilities in Marietta & Ringgold, Dahlonega Georgia.
We are proud to be an employee owned company. Please ask about our ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) benefit. Only 4% of companies are ESOP companies in our country. Come join a team that puts their associates first! We look forward to hearing from you!

Objective: To produce superior quality plant material in the most efficient way, while training and developing a team of growers.

- Direct Section Growers to monitor ranges for optimum crop quality, climate, and correct placement.

- Responsible for directing all aspects of growing, including watering, fertilizing, spraying, and soil testing.

- Monitor incoming plugs and preform quality checks.

- Provide direction to Production Lead to ensure plugs are handled and planted properly.

- Develop and document high quality standards with the goal of crop consistency.

- Conduct trials and experiments to evaluate possible improvements to the crops.

- Direct Section Growers to perform soil, water, and disease tests as needed

- Train Section Growers to Identify, track, and control insects.

- Develop and implement fertilization programs.

- Train Section Growers to monitor their greenhouse environments and how to adjust them seasonally,

- Assist in production planning and provide feedback on growing times and plant selection.

- Maintain records of crop activities and observations, including pesticide applications and growth records.

- Train and develop Section Growers on proper spray technique and chemical handling.

- Source and order chemicals, soil, and PPE gear.

- Provide feedback for site planning, capex expenditures, and general facility maintenance.

This is primarily a Monday-Friday job with some weekends in our spring season.

For more information you can visit our website at www.pikenursery.com.

We are a Drug Free workplace & do background checks on all candidates.