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Job title: Grower/Assistant Grower
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Job location: Oberlin, OH  44074 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/16/13
Job type: Full-Time
Job Category:Spacer ImageGreenhouse
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Job Description

Job description:
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Responsible for day to day involvement in the growing of plants, and implementation of reliable growing processes including pesticide application, irrigation, lighting, temperature, growing media, fertilization, nutrition, and monitoring the overall health of plants.


1). Determine nutrient and watering/moisture requirements .
2). Control pests by implementing Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
3). Control environmental conditions by regulating humidity, ventilation, and temperature utilizing Priva climate control software.
4). Communicates cultural or plant issues to management immediately.
5). Responsible for troubleshooting crop issues and diagnosis of unknown health or damage problems.
6). Maintain records of crop activities and observations, including pesticide applications and growth records.
7). Delegate and set routines for Grower Helpers/Assistants.
8). Know specifications for each crop.
9). Follows growing schedules by determining schedules with Grower Manager/Head Grower.
10). Help to troubleshoot greenhouse mechanical/environmental control systems.
11). Aid in the training of Grower Assistants/Helpers.
12). Perform other duties as assigned.


1). Supervisory skills used in the assignment of tasks to Assistant Growers and
Grower Helpers.
2). Computer skills including Microsoft office and Priva software.
3). Written and Verbal Communication skills
4). Read and speak English; bilingual in Spanish helpful, but not required.
5). Pesticide Application License
6). Training skills, used to train Grower Assistants/Helpers.


1). Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or related field or;
2). Associates Degree in Horticulture or related field with 1-2 years experience or;
3). Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in Greenhouse Growing.
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