GREENHOUSE MANAGER

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Location
Desert Hot Springs, California
Industry
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
Very competitive salary + Equity +Benefits
Ref. Number
S_15356
Contact
Hawn,Denay, Spherion
Phone
760-568-3433
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing of Palm Desert is looking to hire a GREENHOUSE MANAGER for our client, an all-organic commercial greenhouse located near Desert Hot Springs , CA.

This position will be responsible for not only the day to day management of the greenhouse and the Technician staff as well as the maintenance of equipment, water management, pest and disease control, and ensuring that the product leaving the greenhouse meets quality standards and is of only the highest quality. Over site of the entire greenhouse production process, including, but not limited to, all things from propagation to packaged product, Interviewing, selecting & training employees, greenhouse inventory, greenhouse efficiency, maintaining records, continuous improvement initiatives, safety initiatives and practices, tracking performance metrics, developing SOP's, and ensuring compliance both with environmental regulations as well as State, city, and company regulations, policies, and procedures.

Working hours: M-F

Skills:
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
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*Must have previous experience running and managing a greenhouse facility. Must possess horticultural skills and experience (minimum of 2 years horticultural experience)
* Must have a minimum of 2+ years experience in a Management /Operations role.
- Previous experience with Product Planning and Inventory Management
- Experience and knowledge of performance management, continuous improvement and metrics tracking
- Must have knowledge of environmental and government regulations and policies and ensure compliance at all times.
- Must have previous experience providing supervision over greenhouse workers
- Must be knowledgeable about the stages of plant life and diseases that may occur
- Must be familiar with perpetual harvest, light deprivation, and managing that process
- Must have experiencne performing harvest duties
- Make recommendations on best potting mediums
- Must have hands on experience with effectively managing greenhouse equipment and computer controls
- Have the ability to explore and analyze new and other ways to improve processes for more efficient growth and harvest yields
- Forecast demand to determine plant populations
- Ensuring use of state compliance - tracking plants from propagation to packaged product

- Exceptional verbal and written communication
- Proficiency using Word, Excel and Outlook
- Strong math skills
3 years of experience working in greenhouses or agricultural environment



EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelors degree in a related field such as Horticulture. Masters degree preferred, but not required OR An Associates (AA) degree along with equivalent experience
* Must be 21 years of old-
* Must be able to pass a LiveScan background check
* Ability to obtain a Valid Agent Registration Card

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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