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Grower

  • Job Number: 4441
  • Date Posted: September 6, 2018
  • Application Deadline:
  • Company Name: Green Circle Growers
  • Address: 51051 US-20
  • City: Oberlin
  • State: OH
  • Zip: 44074
  • Telephone: 4407761840
  • Fax: 440-776-1894
  • Fax: arosalez@greencirclegrowers.com
  • Contact: Angie Rosalez
  • Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
  • Days & Hours: 1st shift
  • Type of Work Environment:
  • Landscaping/Greenhouse
  • Responsibilities / Skills Needed: GROWER

    At Green Circle Growers, we strive to make every day better with the beautiful plants we grow. Our company has successfully grown on the values of respect, hard work, customer focus and integrity. We seek to add employees to our team who possess these values.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Grower position is 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.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Determine nutrient and watering/moisture requirements.
    Control pests by implementing Integrated Pest Management IPM.
    Control environmental conditions by regulating humidity, ventilation, and temperature utilizing Priva climate control software.
    Ensures development of marketable products by pinching plants, culling flowers and determining optimum spacing.
    Responsible for troubleshooting crop issues and diagnosis of unknown health or damage problems.
    Maintain records of crop activities and observations, including pesticide applications and growth records.
    Delegate and set routines for Grower Helpers/Assistants.
    Know specifications for each crop.
    Follows growing schedules by determining schedules with Grower Manager/Head Grower.
    Help to troubleshoot greenhouse mechanical/environmental control systems.
    Aid in the training of Grower Assistants/Helpers.
    Perform other duties as assigned


    PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

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


    MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or related field or
    Associates Degree in Horticulture or related field with 1-2 years’ experience or
    Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in Greenhouse Growing.
    Pay range commensurate with applicable experience and must be willing to work overtime as needed. This position also includes an excellent benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401K with match. Green Circle Growers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please be sure to watch our new videos at https://www.hiringoptics.com/gcg.

  • Pay Range:
  • Position Offers: Health Care, Retirement, Vacation
  • Position Requires: Background Check
  • Apply for this position: Apply Online, Apply in Person, Fax Resume, Via Email, Work through JVS Career Services Office

Additional Information:

We are not a typical greenhouse: Green Circle Growers has been in business for 50 years, we have 125 acres under glass. We are more of a manufacturing facility with automation systems. Large automated table movers, robotic planting, spacing and boxing machines, multiple conveyors and sixty plus electric carts. We also have six wood chip boilers,13 large gas boilers and three chillers. GCG has a very stable work environment.
At Green Circle Growers we strive to make every day better with the beautiful plants we grow. Our company has successfully grown on the values of respect, hard work, customer focus and integrity. We seek to add employees to our team who possess these values.