Job offer - Grower - Mills River (NC) USA

Grower

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

At Tri-Hishtil, we believe work should be more than just a way to make a living. We believe that the role of each of us in the company should lead to our personal growth and fulfillment. Our progress and growth are attributed to dedication and teamwork. Our vision is to produce the best grafted vegetable plants with a dedicated team to improve disease resistance, enhance overall yield, reduce environmental impact and increase profits for farmers. Our investors are from Italy, Israel, and the US; together they share decades of expertise in grafting and agriculture.

The grower position is responsible for day to day involvement in the growing of plants in a greenhouse environment, and implementation of reliable growing processes including pesticide application, irrigation, lighting, temperature, growing media, fertilization, nutrition, and monitoring the overall health of plants. Reports to and collaborates with the Lead Grower and Agrotechnical Manager in order to continue to increase our quality and efficiency. Will contribute to refining our innovative techniques and processes. Work is in an facility with sophisticated control systems and software.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Determine nutrient and watering/moisture requirements, and implement daily irrigation program
  • Control pests by implementing Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Communicate cultural or plant issues to management immediately
  • Maintain records of crop activities and observations, including pesticide applications and growth records
  • Help set priorities for Grower Helpers/Assistants
  • Know specifications for each crop
  • Follow growing schedules set by Manager/Head Grower
  • Help troubleshoot greenhouse mechanical/environmental control systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Supervisory skills used in the assignment of tasks to Grower Helpers/Assistants
  • Training skills used to train Grower Helpers/Assistants
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish helpful, but not required
  • Pesticide Application License (or the ability to obtain one)
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Eagerness to grow with the company
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Plant Science, or a related field

 

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree in Horticulture, Plant Science, or a related field

 

 

See http://www.trihishtil.com/ for more information about us.

 

Tri-Hishtil, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Mills River, NC

Salary: Based on Education and Experience

Qualifies for benefits after 90 days

 

 

APPLICATIONS

Forward Resume to HR@tri-hishtil.com

 


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