Head Grower

Brantley Nurseries
Center Hill, FL

Job Description


Head Grower at our Center Hill location:


We’re seeking a qualified individual to produce and care for Nursery and greenhouse crops, as well as to help maintain production facilities.

Responsibilities:
Perform general plant production duties such as propagating, pruning, transplanting, watering and weeding.
Assist in the supervision of the production team.
Maintain accurate plant records and labeling.
Monitor for pests and diseases and apply appropriate pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers.
Perform weekend watering on a rotating basis.
Any other duties not noted as necessary.

Physical requirements:

Ability to lift 50 lbs. Willingness and ability to perform physical work outside and inside in all weather conditions. Ability to stand for extended periods of time, carry, climb, push, stoop, reach, dig, and to load and unload various objects. Ability to operate various power tools and heavy equipment.

Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license and be willing to obtain a Florida Pesticide Applicator’s license.

Working conditions:

The majority of time will be spent outside in the nursery or working inside the greenhouse, though some office work is also required.

Job Requirements


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in horticulture or related field or any other equivalent combination of training, skills and experience.

Preferred: Previous professional experience in the field of Nursery and greenhouse production (minimum 3 years). Working knowledge of common landscape plants of the southeast. Understanding of basic propagation techniques. Preferred. Spanish language skills.

 

Benefits


Profit Sharing Plan

Health Insurance