Head Grower


Arvada, CO 80005
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Mid-sized Colorado wholesaler and grower of annuals and perennials seeks experienced head grower to join our dynamic team. This role requires greenhouse operating background, horticultural experience, pest and fertilizer knowledge and a passion for producing excellent quality plants. As head grower, you will be responsible for plant production in 5 acres + of greenhouse and outdoor growing areas.

 


Annual/Perennial Grower

Requirements:

· B.S. in Horticulture or equivalent

· Proven experience growing annuals/perennials in a commercial greenhouse

· Knowledge of greenhouse equipment and operations

· Hands-on experience with fertilizers

· Knowledge of biologicals

· Ability to manage and train plant production employees

· Experience managing production staff with high-level of communication and positive energy

· Ability to create and instill team-driven environment and promote cooperative company culture

Responsibilities:
 

· Monitor annual and perennial crop production

· Manage plant production personnel

· Oversee plant irrigation

· Plan proper location and movement of plant crops

· Apply or oversee application of chemicals, fertilizers, and biologicals

· Insect and disease control

· Evaluate data to identify crop challenges

· Maintain proper greenhouse environment and manage control systems for heating, cooling, light and humidity

· Determine chemical requirement; and manage reporting and inventory of chemicals

· Manage labor needs, including hiring and performance evaluations of staff members

About Brown’s Greenhouse: Brown’s Greenhouse is a premier wholesale grower of annuals, perennials and vegetables in Colorado. Our signature quality and innovative plant varieties have led to a loyal following for our plants. With a hard-earned reputation for quality and service, we provide garden centers and landscapers throughout the area with beautiful plants.

Brown’s Greenhouse offers competitive pay, a complete benefits package upon eligibility that includes insurance and paid time off. This is an opportunity to work with a dedicated group of people. Salary and benefits are negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

Please send resume and cover letter to Jane Akdoruk at jane@brownsgreenhouse.com

Thank you in advance for your interest in this position.