Assistant Grower

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Location
Desert Hot Springs, California
Industry
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 70,000 - US$ 80,000 per year, $70k - 80k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_16298
Contact
Canedy, Colleen, Spherion
Phone
760-568-3433
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Job Description

ASSISTANT GROWER
Under the direction of the Master Grower, Assistant Grower assists in controlling greenhouse activities to ensure optimum growth, quality, appearance and health of plants including cloning, transplanting, feeding plants, defoliation, super cropping, topping, flushing, foliar and preventative sprays. Communication skills, organization, attention to safety detail, and exceptional time management skills are critical to the success of organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with all aspects of growing including watering, fertilization, spraying and testing
- Plant maintenance, including greenhouse environment monitoring and plant placement
- Assure plant health by identifying, testing and documenting plant characteristics
- Identifying, tracking and controlling insect related issues using IPM practices
- Problem solving
- Maintaining a clean and safe work environment

Working hours: M-F, 8am-5pm

Skills:
QUALIFICATIONS
--Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Agriculture or plant science
--2+ years of experience working in a commercial growing facility or greenhouse required
--Ability to work in a fast paced environment
--Team oriented
--Willing to work flexible and long hours during peak season, with weekends required
--Ability to stand, climb, squat, bend, twist and stand for extended periods of time
--Must be at least 21 years of age
--Remain compliant with any and all legal and company regulations
--Live scan criminal background check required
--Trustworthy and hardworking
If interested in learning more about this exciting ground floor opportunity, please apply online at www.spherionjobcentral.com and then call our office at 760-568-3433 to schedule an interview

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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