Grower/IPM Supervisor


R Plants Inc
16455 Southwest 264th Street
Homestead, FL 33031
United States

Industry
Agriculture
Application Closing Date
10/31/2020
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Pay
From $50,000 To $65,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

Job Description

Manage and execute tasks of overall growing and maintenance of plants to ensure proper plant growth and health, as directed by the Head Grower.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the measurement and record keeping of insect populations weekly.
  • Oversee the planting, spacing, pruning and maintenance of crops as necessary.
  • Oversee the application of pesticides to all crops of responsibility.
  • Oversee the application of all plant growth regulators to all crops of responsibility.
  • Enter data into computer system as necessary.
  • Understand irrigation, spraying and fertilizing protocols and provide direction and supervise team members executing these tasks accordingly
  • Evaluates crop protection needs and participate in pest management programs
  • Utilizes report functions to monitor inventory, growing protocols and space requirements
  • Participates and understands development of production protocols
  • Works closely with Supervisors to maintain task quality and efficiency
 
 
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Job Requirements
Critical Knowledge

Experience in horticulture or related field.
Computer Skills
Familiarity with proper moisture management techniques.
Familiarity with proper nutrient management and testing procedures.
Ability to identify common crop insect and disease problems
Ability to observe crop stress sign
Skills

Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to accurately gather and record data
Ability/Tolerance to work outdoors in a greenhouse environment or in the field
Computer friendly and quick to learn and adapt to software.
Team player and willing to work together to achieve common goals.
Ability to learn to operate environmental control systems and an understanding of greenhouse environmental management.
Possess familiarity with moisture and nutrient management procedures
Ability to acquire a pesticide applicators license/permit within ninety days of hire.
Read, Write and Speak English.
Lift fifty pounds.
Walk, Bend, and Kneel unassisted
Physical Demands

Standing
Sitting
Lifting up to 50lbs
Walking
Driving
Working Conditions

Indoor – 30% of time
Outdoor – 70%
High Temperatures – Ability to work in temperatures of up and over 100 degrees
Working schedule includes Monday through Friday and weekend flexibility is a must.
Working conditions can change and are subject to projects and time of the year