Greenhouse Assistant

Essential Duties:​

  • Assist production efforts for all greenhouse crops through plant care and maintenance activities, including watering, potting, mixing soil, pruning, staking, weeding, and spacing

  • Manage greenhouse ventilation and temperature systems controls effectively

  • Train and participate in pest scouting and infrequent chemical applications

  • Support management team by assisting with data entry and inventory

  • Provide knowledge and guidance to support customers and store staff

  • Collaborate with employees performing related work


Qualifications: 

  • Strong interest in greenhouse maintenance or related field

  • Ability to learn about culture and production of a wide range of crops

  • Ability to safely and effectively operate and maintain a wide range of tools

  • Self-motivated, organized, attentive to details, and the ability to manage time and effectively function without close supervision

  • Ability to effectively communicate with the staff and the public

  • Ability to learn and adapt to various software and technology programs to complete work duties

  • Physical requirements include the ability to stand for extended periods of time, ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.

 

Please note rotational weekend and holiday work is required. Hours may flex up or down depending on the organization's needs. Interested candidates must have the ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events as needed.

If you are interested in this position please email cover letter, CV/Resume to mtgarfieldghn@gmail.com.