Business / Organization Name:
Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
110 Codjer Lane
Assistant Head Grower
As New England's largest distributor and grower of annuals and perennials – operating ten acres of state-of-the-art greenhouse space year around, we are looking for an experienced Assistant Head Grower with leadership and mentoring qualities to join our dynamic team. This role requires horticultural experience, pest and fertilizer knowledge and a passion for producing top-end product. You will also be comfortable getting your hands dirty, you care about the environment, and you have a good work ethic. Responsibilities: • Assists Head Grower by providing support and supervision for the Section Growers in performing daily tasks such as watering, fertilizing, growth regulation and pest management • Reports problems and issues to head grower to help resolve issues • Troubleshoots greenhouse environmental control and irrigation system and reaches out to head grower or maintenance staff when necessary • Reviews priorities and provides information for Section Growers to set their individual work
Plant and Soil Sciences
Friday, June 15, 2018
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.):
Requirements: • B.S. in Horticulture or equivalent • At least three years of annual or perennial greenhouse production experience in a production environment • Knowledge of chemical and biological pest and disease control • Knowledge of greenhouse equipment and operations • Demonstrated knowledge of Greenhouse environmental controls • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills a plus
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description:
Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc. offers competitive pay, a complete benefits package upon eligibility including insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and an opportunity to work with a great group of people. Cavicchio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the volume of candidates, only those requested to interview will be contacted.