Job offer - Greenhouse Grower’s Assistant - Hawaii, USA

Position: Greenhouse Grower’s Assistant

Location: Big Island of Hawaii, adjacent to the slopes of Mauna Kea and Coastal Beaches

Offer: Opportunity to be a part of a great team and to work beside the growers of top quality tomatoes in Hawaii. Offer limitless growth and success with competitive salary and benefits.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Assist in managing plant needs including irrigation, fertilizer, chemical, insect and disease management, crop timing and communicate issues with grower.
  • Assist Grower to achieve maximum production of greenhouse crops by being hands on.
  • Manage and set irrigation control systems and ensure smooth operations.
  • Assist in determining chemical needs, create spray logs, help with applications, reporting and inventory.
  • Proactively communicate to crews and managers.
  • Report labor needs to Grower to coordinate employees, crop movement and growth.
  • Actively participate in food safety program including health and safety of employees.

 

Key Qualifications

 

  • Degree in Horticulture or related field preferred.
  • Background in greenhouse operations through school and work experience.
  • Knowledge of plant basics including propagation techniques, plant pests and plant diseases.
  • Experience in mixing and applying chemicals in a greenhouse.
  • Requires outdoor work in all weather conditions on a daily basis. Also requires indoor work inside the greenhouse/production atmosphere.
  • Able to occasionally lift up to 50lb bags.
  • Able to lift up to 30lbs frequently for moving crops, seed, and packaging.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Team player and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

 

If you feel this job opportunity is of interest please send resume and salary requirements to Leilyn Koev, Lkawamata@hawaii.rr.com

 


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