Business / Organization Name:
Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
110 Codjer Lane
Greenhouse Grower - Horticulture Industry Experience Required
Established in 1910, Cavicchio Greenhouses, Incorporated, better known as Cavicchio’s, is one of New England’s most comprehensive wholesale horticultural growers and distributors, cultivating and sustaining more than 250 acres of annuals, perennials and nursery stock. Our horticultural business is complemented by a premium selection of loam, mulch, stone, and landscape supplies. We are a multi-faceted and dedicated team of growers, horticultural experts, landscape and business professionals, customer service representatives and marketers who provide our customers with the best service, quality and selection in the industry. Cavicchio has a reputation for having very high quality plant material. That is possible because of the expertise of our talented growers. They know HOW to achieve the quality for the customer. Our ideal candidate has formal education and experience growing horticultural products in a controlled greenhouse environment. Our growers anticipate what the plants need every day by monitoring for proper water levels, pests, temperature, humidity and soil. Analyzing this data and apply the grower’s specialized knowledge to manipulate all these factors is what makes the quality difference for our customers. Responsibilities: • Collaborates with growing team to accomplish seasonal goals. • Monitors annual and perennial crops for proper watering, fertilizer, pests. • Performs soil tests to evaluate pH and EC and is able to interpret results. • Applying chemicals, fertilizers, and biological controls as needed to maintain health of crop. • Evaluates data to identify crop challenges. • Manipulates greenhouse temperature, humidity to control crop growth. • Communicates status with Head Grower on a daily basis. Competencies: • Excellent math skills • Demonstrated computer literacy • Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal skills • Motivation to learn • Good Observation skills Requirements: • Horticultural knowledge • B.S. in Horticulture or equivalent a must • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus Join our Cavicchio Greenhouse, Inc. team. We offer competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility including insurance, paid time off and retirement savings. Due to the volume of candidates, only those requested to interview will be contacted.
Plant and Soil Sciences
Monday, May 15, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.):
Please send a resume.
Requirements: • Horticultural knowledge • B.S. in Horticulture or equivalent a must • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description:
We offer competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility including insurance, paid time off and retirement savings.