Section Grower Level 3

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 3 is responsible for all aspects of crop production, decision making on fertilizer/pesticide applications, and monitoring of pest populations.

Position Summary:

  • · Grow crops to meet product ready dates and ensure on-time shipment of quality product
  • · Manage moisture and fertilizer to crops through use of sprinklers, fog, drip tubes, booms, and hoses
  • · Maintain sanitation throughout assigned area and promote others to do the same
  • · 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 including ability to properly use and maintain equipment in growing area including injectors, carts, spray trailers

Required Qualifications:

  • · College degree or equivalent years of growing experience
  • · Computer experience with Microsoft Suite products
  • · Effective verbal and written communication
  • · WA Pesticide Applicator’s License or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire
  • · 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:

  • · Previous experience with controlled climate systems such as Argus
  • · Experience in a wholesale operation
  • · Experience applying pesticides and growth regulators

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