Wholesale Assistant Growers

Hiring Organization: Theut's Flower Barn
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Richmond, MI
Application Deadline: December 30, 2021

 

Our company is a large wholesale greenhouse with three locations. We provide an opportunity to current students and recent graduates to apply their education, manage a crop from start to finish and gain hands-on experience in greenhouse production. 

Objectives:

  • crop production from start to finish
  • Become proficient in use of irrigation, chemical application, and other relevant equipment
  • Understand the inputs and process to achieve a saleable product

Expectations/Assignments:

  • Manage moisture levels based on crop and demonstrate good judgement in watering
  • Identify pest and nutritional issues and offer solutions to resolve the issue(s)
  • Perform chemical applications to assigned crops including fungicides, insecticides, and PGRs
  • Collect and process soil samples to monitor nutrition levels

Requirements:

  • Current university students or graduates
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, able to lift 30-40lbs
  • Able to withstand varying temperatures

Application:

Please send your application to: office@theutsflowerbarn.com

Be sure to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation