Master Grower

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Location
Desert Hot Springs, California
Industry
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 90,000 - US$ 125,000 per year, $90k - 125k per year + Benefits
Ref. Number
S_16194
Contact
Hawn, Denay, Spherion
Phone
760-568-3433
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Job Description

Local staffing agency looking to hire a MASTER GROWER required for a large, commercial growing facility located near Desert Hot Springs, CA. The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a bachelor's but preferably a master's degree in horticulture or agriculture and have significant experience managing a commercial agricultural production facility. An attractive six figure income and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. This is a direct hire position for the right candidate.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible for the day to day management of a large scale commercial production facility and staff. Perform all of the tasks involved with overseeing entire facility and processes, including but not limited to, propagation, cloning, transplanting, feeding, defoliation, pest and disease control, water management, waste disposal and inventory management.

Working hours: M-F, Full Time

DUTIES
--Manage a large-scale production facility, including: ensuring cleanliness of facility, managing budget, costs, performing general administrative duties, and purchasing and maintaining materials as needed.
--Design and implement Standard Operating Procedures for the facility in accordance with company and state regulations.
--Forecast demand to determine plant populations.
--Experience performing harvest duties.
--Make recommendations on best potting mediums.
--Assist in hiring and training of all production staff.
--Assist government auditors with inventory and compliance audits.
--Must be familiar with perpetual harvest, light deprivation and managing that process from beginning to end.
--Execute preventative maintenance and elimination of all types of mold, mildew and/or pests.
--Must be knowledgeable in performance management, continuous improvement or KPI and metrics tracking.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
--Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, Plant Science or related
--Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a Management/Operations role
--Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in horticulture or agriculture
--Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of facility and warehouse
--Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
--Proficiency in Word/Excel/Outlook
--Strong math skills
--Live Scan/Background Check required
--Must be at least 21 years of age
--Ability to obtain a valid agent registration card

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity in a growing industry, please register with us online at www.spherionjobcentral.com and then call our office to set up 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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