Assistant Grower - Stevensburg (Virginia) USA

Position Title:            Assistant Grower

Available:                   Immediately

Status:                        Full-time

Salary:                        Commensurate with Experience or education

 

Fresh2o Growers, Inc. operates in a 12-acre greenhouse located in Stevensburg, Virginia. This innovative and industry leading family-owned business is expanding rapidly and looking for a full-time growing assistant to help manage the growing and production operations. The position offers excellent opportunity for growth and personal development.

 

Position Focus

The Growing Assistant assists in growing organic head lettuce and leafy greens in our hydroponics growing system from seed to harvest stage. This includes, but is not limited to, organic methods of pest management, fertilization, irrigation, and climate monitoring.

 

Responsibilities

  • Recognize plant stresses and pest and notify management
  • Monitoring of climate control
  • Contribute to development of new varieties
  • Contribute to development of growing strategies
  • Work in compliance with food safety protocols
  • Work in compliance with organic produce production procedures
  • Keep accurate records of pest control and fertilizer applications

 

Requirements

  • General growing experience required
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Has the ability to be present on weekends as needed
  • Willingness to learn and grow in the position
  • Functional experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

 

Skills

  • Has strong organizational skills
  • Follow and execute instruction from lead grower and management
  • Has the ability to prioritize daily tasks
  • Energetic and self-motivated
  • Detail oriented

 

Fresh2o Growers, Inc.

19315 Carrico Mills Rd.

Stevensburg, VA 22741

https://www.fresh2ogrowers.com/ 

 

Please send resume to: Grower@fresh2ogrowers.com

 

 


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