Experience in horticulture or related field.
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
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
Lifting up to 50lbs
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