Metrolina Greenhouses

  • Assistant Grower - Huntersville, NC (Part time and Full Time)

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/17/2018 2:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1030
    # of Openings
    4
    Location : Location
    US-NC-Huntersville
    Category
    Horticulture
  • Overview

    GrowerTeam

     

    • We are looking for a person with a great attitude – with “Championship Thinking.” Help us push the envelope and become better growers.
    • Enthusiasm is a plus - Bring an energy that often inspires others.
    • Goal Focused – Let’s do it together. Have clarity in the objectives you strive for in your professional life.
    • Attentive Listener – Be empathetic and allow others to be heard.
    • Always Persistent – Ability to press on despite challenges.
    • Self-Aware – Understand who you are, including your skills, values, interests and character, and how you can help others

    The Metrolina Growing department wants you!

    Responsibilities

    • Able to understand and carry out daily assignments and priorities from the grower and other team members.
    • Learn and accurately identify irrigation needs of various crops and carry out watering as needed.
    • Knowledge of irrigation systems.
    • Apply chemical pesticide applications and growth regulators as directed by the grower and in accordance with OSHA and company safety procedures.
    • Daily assessment of crops to identify any disease, insect problem or abnormalities. Issues must be reported to the other team members.
    • Work with growers and the rest of our great team to identify new ways to improve processes in the areas of logistics, placement, etc. Test and document new methods.
    • Care and upkeep of the physical greenhouse, including walkways and work areas each day.
    • Support other departments and managers. Working as a team to accomplish a common goal will bring you closer to all and help us achieve our goals.

    Work Schedule

     Friday - Tuesday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

     Thursday - Monday, 7:00am - 4:00pm

     Saturday and Sunday part time hours, some flexiblility available

     

    Qualifications

    • Degree in horticulture or related field OR plant/greenhouse experience is highly preferred
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Flexible work schedule; overtime and weekends
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs repeatedly

    So are you ready for a challenging and rewarding career? Apply now!

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