Section Grower Level 2

A career at Skagit Horticulture is challenging, rewarding, and satisfying. We accomplish our goals when each individual performs to their full potential while contributing as a valuable team player with others in the organization.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Section Grower Level 2 is responsible for all aspects of crop production including pesticide applications, data collection and entry, and coordinating with Head Grower and other departments to ensure quality production.

Position Summary:

  • · Provide moisture and fertilizer to crops through use of sprinklers, fog, drip tubes, booms, and hoses
  • · Maintain sanitation throughout assigned area (to include non-plant material upkeep such as algae-free floors, no weeds, no garbage)
  • · Walk crops with Head Grower weekly to identify issues and develop a plan for the upcoming week
  • · Scout for pest and disease; Conduct soil samples to test for pH/EC
  • · Perform sanitation, herbicide, beneficial biological and pesticide applications
  • · Practice safety at all times
  • · Aid fellow growers and departments as needed
  • · Properly use and maintain equipment in growing area including injectors, carts, spray trailers

Required Qualifications:

  • · Work holidays and weekends as required
  • · Lift/carry weights up to 50lbs and stand/walk for long periods of time
  • · Able to work in all environmental conditions and move between temperature extremes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • · Minimum 1 year of growing experience
  • · Computer experience
  • · Effective verbal and written communication

Benefits Skagit offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and 8 paid holidays.

Please have all resumes submitted to Jobs@skagithort.com