Head Grower


F & B Farms and Nursery
13848 Portland Rd. NE
Woodburn, OR 97071
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
9/27/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
We are a medium sized, actively growing, much diversified bedding plant grower looking for a person to lead our growing team. 
 
• Do you have strong technical skills with plants? 
• Are you able to communicate and motivate your crew? 
• Are you comfortable with technology for managing greenhouses and tracking technical information? 
• We currently produce Annuals, Perennials, Potted Flowering, Hops and Organically grown vegetable and herb starts.
 
We are committed to growing plants in a sustainable manner that takes in to account our people and the environment. We value good work habits and a supportive team. If you are interested in working in a challenging environment we want to hear from you. A competitive compensation package is offered. In addition, western Oregon offers many recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery.
 
Job Requirements
*Candidates should have a minimum 2-3 years experience as grower in bedding plants or perennials.
*Should have experience in Excel and Outlook.
*Our Head Grower needs to be self motivated and goal oriented.
*Some experience in organics or sustainable practices are a plus.
*Must be able to communicate well with team members.
*Experienced at calculating, mixing and applying pesticides, fertilizer and PGR's
*A positive experience at directly managing 20 people.
*Experience with basic environmental controls.
*Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Company
F & B Farms and Nursery
Leigh Geschwill
10498 Geschwill LN NE
Woodburn OR 97071
United States
F & B Farms and Nursery Leigh Geschwill