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Greenhouse Assistant Grower - Mcadoo (Hazleton), PA, USA


 

 

 

Greenhouse Assistant Grower

Little leaf Farms LLC, located in Devens MA, USA is looking for an outstanding and committed Greenhouse Grower for are new 6.6 ha greenhouse at their second location in Mcadoo (Hazleton) PA.  

Job description

In this challenging position you'll maintain an "on time" mentality and have a value that our "employees are our biggest asset."  This opportunity will showcase your accountability and growing expertise in producing top-quality Lettuce for our customers.

In this job you are the assistant to the Heat Grower of the company. Together you make a production plan which you ensure to be carried out as efficiently as possible. You will manage and guide your tasks in and outside the Greenhouse. You will be one of the team, so you have to be a hands-on type.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor greenhouse settings including temperature, humidity, and water chemistry
  • Mix fertilizer by following specific formulas for each mixture
  • Apply fertilizer to plants based on growing schedule
  • Distribute biologic controls weekly following the approved methods for each species
  • Count and track invasive pests in the greenhouse; record in appropriate spreadsheet and share with growing team
  • Conduct daily inspections of greenhouse lines for mechanical and/or climate issues
  • Receive and properly store and record ordered fertilizer
  • Serve in an on-call capacity at least one week per month
  • Participate in training as needed
  • Participate in grower’s, food safety and production alignment meetings

Qualifications and Competencies

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture related field preferred but not required
  • Basic botany and plant physiology knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft software
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication Skills
  • Job Knowledge
  • Teamwork


We offer the ability to work on a great team, freedom to succeed and grow, a competitive salary, bonus and benefits We use the latest technology in both growing and packaging to ensure the highest quality to our customers. 
If this sounds like a fit, we’d like to hear from you.

Email your resume to Pieter.slaman@littleleaffarms.com

  

 

 


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