Skagit Horticulture dba Northwest Horticulture

Job Info
  1. Job Title: CA Section Grower
  2. Location: California
  3. Number: 10273
  4. Post Date: 5/22/2018
Job description

Job Title: CA Section Grower                                                       Reports To: Head Grower/ Site Manager

Department/ Location: CA                                                        Salary Range: DOE

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: A Section Grower at Skagit Horticulture is responsible for the care of his/her assigned crops including: water/fertility and media monitoring and management, control of environmental conditions of the crop, scouting for pests and diseases, and record keeping.

Responsibilities are as follows:

Water/Fertility and Media Management

  • Determine irrigation needs, apply irrigation as needed

  • Monitor fertilization levels of the crop and apply fertilizers as needed

  • Routinely test media EC and pH levels, monitor crops for nutrient problems, and take appropriate actions.

Monitor Conditions of the Crop:

  • Provide crops with best attainable environmental conditions through proper use of heating, cooling equipment and light management.

  • Monitor and log environmental conditions on a daily basis

  • Check crops for readiness and communicate crop conditions to others in the company

  • Work with Plant Maintenance Supervisor and Production Manager to space and move plants for best quality.

Pest and Growth Regulator Management:

  • Scout your area on a regular schedule for pest and disease issues,

  • With advice of Grower, determine control measures for pest problems, apply routine pesticides

  • Maintain crops within agreed upon standards

  • Maintain required records and see that worker protection standards are followed.

  • Obtain and maintain California State Private Applicator status and stay current with new chemicals, application methods, and regulations

Record Keeping:

  • Maintain concise and timely records of pertinent crop information: crop schedules, chemical and PGR applications, protocols, etc

  • Maintain records in an approved form that is readily accessible to Grower and Manager

Space Management:

  • Work with Grower and Production Manager to find the best possible space available for crops

  • Keep crop consolidated and promptly dispose of substandard plants.

Wage will be depending on experience and skills.

If you are interested in this position, please contact below.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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