Section Grower

Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
United States

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

About Us

Cavicchio Greenhouses is a fourth-generation New England farm working more than 250 acres in Sudbury and growing facilities in Leominster and Lancaster.  As a horticultural grower and landscape distributor, we cultivate and supply an extensive variety of annuals and perennials, nursery stock, stone, masonry and landscape materials.  With a hard earned reputation for service, quality, selection and sustainability, we work with professionals and garden centers throughout the area to keep our region beautiful.

Work Environment

What’s it like to work at Cavicchio’s? Far from Ordinary.

Our work environment is rewarding, challenging, and tech-savvy. We are diverse, use golf carts to get around, and have a casual dress code. Our office is a farmhouse, and our workspace extends from our state-of-the-art greenhouses to the fields outside. We work hard to deliver exceptional service to our customers in our three wholesale areas: the Pickup Area Greenhouse, Landscape Barn and Stone Yard, and our Nursery at Lincoln Road. We encourage forward thinking and cultivate career growth. Let's grow together.

Primary Responsibility

As New England’s largest distributor and grower of annuals and perennials-operating twelve acres of state-of-the-art greenhouse space year round, we are looking for an experienced Section Grower to join our dynamic team.  This role requires horticulture experience, pest and fertilizer knowledge and a passion for producing top-end product.  The ideal candidate will be comfortable getting their hands dirty, care about the environment and possess a strong work ethic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor annual and perennial crops for proper watering, fertilizer and pests
  • Nutrition Management working in collaboration with the Head Grower
  • Apply chemicals, fertilizers and biologicals
  • Evaluates data to identify crop challenges
  • Manipulate greenhouse temperature, humidity to control crop growth

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or equivalent experience
Proven experience growing annuals/perennials in a commercial greenhouse
Knowledge of greenhouse equipment and operations
Hands-on experience with fertilizers
Knowledge of biologics
Physical Requirements

Ability to lift, pull/push up to 25lbs
Ability to bend, stand and walk for the length of your shift
Ability to work outside in all types of weather
Ability to spray chemicals