Job Info
Job Title: Grower
Location: Aguila, AZ
Job Number: 11104
Posted Date: 12/2/2019
Job description

Job Title: Grower

Department: Farm Operations - Growing

Reports To: Head Grower


Martori Farms is a family own company that prides itself on growing, producing, and shipping high quality Cantaloupes, Honeydew and Watermelons.  We are seeking an experienced Grower to join our team and oversee Cantaloupe and Watermelon cultivation and production.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to) 

  • Works with the growing, care and maintenance of the company fields and crop
  • Applies technical procedures, timing and control amount and type of nutrient application
  • Dispense fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides
  • Monitors crop development
  • Plant and growing activities that are consistent with planned production schedule
  • Prepares fields required for planned production
  • Monitors growing conditions and discusses changes with head grower
  • On a regular basis inspects crop to maintain condition according to our growing practices such as plant size, bloom, setting, monitor water needs, and nutrition shortage or excess, and the existence of pests or disease
  • Applies fertilizers, and plan application of herbicides, pesticides and fungicides as directed
  • Manage and monitors hand workers at the fields
  • Manage and schedule irrigation crew
  • Coordinate with Tractor department on required field work
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Grower


  • Must be able to plan, organize, direct, control, and/or coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating
  • Ability to calculate figures, amounts, proportions, percentages and volume in relation to the application of fertilizers, chemicals and water. Apply the principles of algebra and geometry for applications of such procedures
  • Must be able to identify the plants and their problems (diseases, pests, and others) 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.