Assistant Head Grower

Woburn, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Job Summary

Seeking: Head Grower

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.

Please have:

Strong IPM background (including use of Bilogicals)

Proficient in Q Com (Gemlink) Greenhouse system

Requirements:

experience in greenhouse production

Bachelors degree or equivalent in Floriculture

Mass Pesticide Applications license

Physical job requirements