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GROWER - WHOLESALE NURSERY

Grower – Wholesale Nursery
Someone who is quick, but methodical; and knows how to care for plants on a wholesale level. Passion for working outdoors with plants and people.

QUALIFICATIONS
•    Degree in horticulture or biology.
•    2 years relevant experience is preferred.  
•    Valid driver’s license.
•    Bilingual in Spanish/English and CGIP certification is a plus.
•    Brute strength is not necessary, but stamina and endurance are critical.
•    Able to lift up to 50 pounds is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
•    Maintain and improve production and stock plants through accountability and awareness of plant specifications, propagation timing and other factors.
•    Assesses plant health and cultural needs, as they are responsible for daily inspections, scheduling, and implementation of cultural practices.

POSITION FOCUS & INSIGHT
•    Irrigation, weeding, chemical and bio control applications, fertilizing, pruning, tying, staking and sorting are actions growers must successfully implement to maintain and continually improve our plants.
•    Focuses on continuous improvement in all aspects of staff development, plant care, and facility care.
•    Manages plant care with hundreds of different plant genera.
•    Leads a team of 2 teammates
•    Implements and leads our IPM and biological control programs.
•    Available to work every third weekend (one weekend on, two weekends off).  And, 2-3 holidays per year.

HIGHLIGHTS
•    Comprehensive benefit package.
•    Hourly pay with time and a half overtime.
•    Double time for weekend irrigation and holidays

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact:
Brandon Baar
Human Resources Manager
Hortech Inc.
Brandon@hortech.com
Or, apply online at www.liveroof.com/careers

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