Position Title: Assistant Grower
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Fresh2o Growers, Inc. operates in a 12-acre greenhouse located in Stevensburg, Virginia. This family-owned business is expanding and looking for a full-time growing assistant to help manage harvest and production operations.
The Growing Assistant assists in growing leafy greens in our hydroponics system from seed to harvest stage. This includes, but is not limited to, pest management, fertilization, irrigation, and climate monitoring.
- Recognize plant stresses and notify management
- Work in compliance with food safety protocols
- Work in compliance with organic produce production procedures
- Keep accurate records of pest control and fertilizer applications
- General growing experience required
- Ability to read and write English
- Ability to lift 50 lbs.
- Has the ability to be present on weekends as needed
- Willingness to learn and grow in the position
- Functional experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
- Has strong organizational skills
- Follows instruction by paying extra attention to detail
- Has the ability to prioritize daily tasks
- Energetic and self-motivated