Business / Organization Name: 
Monrovia Nursery Growers- Plant Protection Craftsman
Contact Person: 
Mark Hixson
Email Address: 
Job Title: 
Plant Protection Craftsman
Job Description: 
Plant Health Nursery Technician Job Description Summary: As part of our improvements on many practices at our nursery, nutrition management, plant health and testing of water are few of many important practices that need to be improved for year 2015. To be able to do that, a part seasonal person is needed. Some of those seasonal job elements are: Nutrition management: - Routine on testing pH and EC on most of the plants that we grow on the nursery. - Recording those data for future references to be able to make decisions on nutrition. - Testing on physical properties of different mixes that we use for potting. - Testing on the end product for different mixes, taking in consideration all components involved. - Work on finding cost per volume on mixes that we use or are going to test for future use. - Other work that needs to be done with some experiments for different plants and fertilizers. Plant Health: - Preparing and sending samples for phythopthora ramorum. - Sending samples of tissues or plants to different labs. Water testing: - Sampling and sending of water for testing, (for the irrigation, running water and wells). Others: Based on need other involvement may be required. Walking, lifting up to 40 lbs., squatting, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing. - Evaluation of different experiments. - Scouting. - Data entry. - Others Length of the job: From February to November *A potential full-time employment & benefits
Stockbridge Majors: 
Aboriculture
Equine Management
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Based on need other involvement may be required. Walking, lifting up to 40 lbs., squatting, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing. - Evaluation of different experiments. - Scouting. - Data entry.