Junior Grower - Avoine, France


 

 

 

Junior Grower

Le Jardin de Rabelais, Avoine, France.

Le Jardin de Rabelais is a family own company, growing high quality tomatoes for more than 30 years. We are members of “Demain la Terre”, a group of growers gathered around a common project of sustainable development.

We have currently 17 ha of glasshouse, including 8 ha semi closed greenhouse. We grow year-round and have 14 ha LED light.

We are building a new 3 ha semi close greenhouse, and we are looking for a junior grower to take care of this new facility.

The tasks of the grower will consist of:

  • Take care of the climate, irrigation,
  • Monitor crops daily,
  • Take care of the plant balance and plant health factors including fertilizer, irrigation, CO2 dosage, climatic conditions and light conditions.
  • In collaboration with the senior grower and the crop consultant :  develops and implements growing strategies to optimize plant balance, quality, production and climate conditions.
  • Take care of pest and disease scouting, evaluation, and pesticide applications. Ensure that IPM procedures are being maintained
  • Cooperates with operations in monitoring quality standards for crop work.
  • Monitor and control production and product quality, computerized greenhouse environments, irrigation schedule and CO2 settings, peroxide dosing, nutrient and environmental systems to maintain specified level and conditions.
  • Duties will be planned during the Week Ends (when enough experience).

The junior grower should be:

  • Passionate about growing tomatoes.
  • Able to work independently
  • Driven with a self-disciplined approach to achieving results.
  • Someone who has a sense of urgency while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Comfortable with managing multiple priorities.

The junior Grower reports directly to the senior grower.

Will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. This is a technical job, most of the work is to be done in the greenhouse.

Please contact matthieu.serrault@lejardinderabelais.fr 

 

 

 


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