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Master Grower – California
Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com
We are representing a well-established Grower/Shipper/Packer in CA that is searching for a Master Grower to join their team. This position is responsible for consulting the entire greenhouse growing operation including supporting the production of more than 500 different varieties and 30 different rootstock.
Job Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:
Monitor and consult the propagation of greenhouse from initial planting to shipping in a timely manner.
Ensure proper irrigation is being maintained of all nursery greenhouse and shadehouse plants.
Ensure proper fertilization is being maintained of all nursery greenhouse and shadehouse plants.
Ensure proper pest control and disease management is being maintained of all nursery greenhouse and shadehouse plants.
Ensure proper climate control is being maintained in all greenhouse facilities for growing, callous and acclimation.
Recommend SOPs for screenhouse and greenhouse functions.
Test and monitor potting soil media composition for optimal plant performance.
Advance Degree in Horticulture, Plant Health, Plant Science or related field and 3+ years greenhouse operations or commercial growing experience or equivalent combination education and experience
Knowledge of horticulture practices, pest management practices preferred.
Bilingual English /Spanish communications skills preferred.
Competent in use of Microsoft programs; Advanced skills in Excel preferred.
Detailed oriented, accurate, reliable, able to multitask, and a team player.