Assistant Head Grower

Woburn, MA Full-time

Job Summary

Seeking: Assistant Head Grower - Immediate Opening! Local candidates encouraged to apply!

Full time position located in our Woburn Growing facility.

Objective : To produce superior quality plant material in the most efficient way.

  • Monitor ranges for optimum crop quality, climate, and correct placement.
  • growing, including watering, fertilizing, spraying, and soil testing and water testing.
  • Monitor incoming plugs and preform quality checks.
  • ensure plugs are handled and planted properly.
  • Develop and document high quality standards with the goal of crop consistency.
  • Conduct trials and experiments to evaluate possible improvements to the crops.
  • perform soil, water, and disease tests as needed
  • Identify, track, and control insects using Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
  • Develop and implement fertilization programs.
  • monitor greenhouse environments and adjust them seasonally,
  • Assist in production planning and provide feedback on growing times and plant selection with General Manager.
  • Maintain records of crop activities and observations, including pesticide applications and growth records.
  • proper spray technique and chemical handling.
  • Source and order chemicals, soil, and PPE gear.
  • Assist in Providing feedback for site planning, capex expenditures, and general facility maintenance.

Qualifications and Skills

Please have:

Strong IPM background (including use of Bilogicals)

Proficient in Q Com (Gemlink) Greenhouse system

Requirements:

Experience in greenhouse production, Annual & Perennial experience required, no cannibas

Bachelors degree or equivalent in Floriculture

Mass Pesticide Applications license

Physical job requirements

Job Type: Full-time

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting and climbing repetitively throughout the entire shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position. Excellent growth potential and benefits, including PTO (Paid Time Off) and health/dental and benefit eligibility. Mahoney's offers paid time off to all our employees. 

AAP/EEO Statement

At Mahoney’s Garden Center we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Mahoney’s Garden Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.