Head Grower

Penang Nursery Inc.
Apopka


We are looking for an experienced head grower to work with our assistants in providing the best overall quality and health of our plants.

Duties and responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and supervise a team of 4-5 assistants
  • In charge of daily, weekly, monthly spray and fertilization schedules
  • Monitor the quality of all plants received
  • Assist with availability
  • Adherence to all state and federal regulations regarding pesticide use and record keeping
  • Monitor and assist daily scout checks for pest and disease infestations
  • Keep the working areas clean and safe to prevent injuries
  • Provide training to our assistants on watering and chemical applications
  • Keep up to date with all PPE required
  • Report and identify any maintenance issues
  • Develop a program with assistants to facilitate spacing, hanging, weeding, pinching etc
  • Responsible for all aspects of growing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be a team player
  • Able to monitor and adjust calibration of all fertilization and pesticide application equipment
  • Have a Florida Restricted Pesticide License

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package!