Assistant Grower Trainee

The grower trainee will be responsible for product quality in their assigned production area. The grower trainee will work with our head grower and other growers to learn how to properly care for plants throughout our growing facility. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Proper irrigation of crops
  • Monitoring crops for growth, health, insects and diseases
  • Fertilizer and nutrient management and application
  • Pesticide application as needed
  • Crop record keeping and reporting crop development and any issues to Head Grower
  • General housekeeping of the assigned greenhouse section
  • Assisting other departments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • A passion for growing floriculture products at a commercial level
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions and effectively communicate

Applicants must be able to:

  • Maneuver a watering hose
  • Be on your feet for 8+ hours each day
  • Lift, carry, and move 25+ pounds
  • Work in greenhouse environment with varying temperatures, noise levels, dirt, dust, and other possible allergens
  • Be willing to work weekends

We offer:

  • Full-time, year-round work (40+ hours per week)
  • Friendly, family-oriented work environment
  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Opportunity for advancement with proven performance and initiative

 

To apply, please email resumes to mike@michaelsgreenhouses.com, or Contact Us for more information!