Section Grower 1

Human Resources – Rougemont, North Carolina
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time Permanent
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOE

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all irrigation and growing operations of liners grown in a designated section of greenhouses.
  • Assist in development, management and implementation of IPM Program. Implement sanitation protocols, cultural protocol, and general growing protocols, and provide recommendations for pesticide and biological use.
  • Apply pesticides, chemicals and biologicals as required for maintaining crop health. 
  • Maintain a valid North Carolina Pesticide License.
  • Direct and assist in the planning for other greenhouse workers ensuring timely completion of work.
  • Monitor houses daily for water management, cultural issues, weeds, fertilization, organization, insect and disease issues, sanitation, and overall plant growth, health and appearance within your section.
  • Assist and oversee minor greenhouse repairs and winterizing of greenhouse structures.
  • Manage and plan space allocation for new plants scheduled from production.
  • Work closely with production staff for successful transition of new plants/production into houses.
  • Study new equipment, tehnologies, processes, and deas to reduce waste and improve efficiency.
  • Train assistants in your section to perform efficiently and effectively, and to company standards.
  • Ensure quality plants are organized and ready to ship. 
  • Maintain growing records that include specifics about plant growth, EC readings, fertilization, pest problems and any treatment.
  • Communicate frequently with Area Grower and Head Grower about priorities, solving problems, and labor management.
  • Be in alignment with Hoffman Nursery’s core values.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in horticulture or related field
  • 1-3 years nursery experience
  • Ability to  perform consistent, accurate work
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-direction
  • Demonstrated team and collaboration skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and safety
  • Supervisory skills a plus
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Alignment with Hoffman Nursery core values

This is a full-time hourly position averaging 42-45 hours per week.

 

Thank You
Your application was submitted successfully.
Apply for this Job
  • Location
    Rougemont, North Carolina
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    DOE
  • Powered by