Head Grower

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Summit Search Group is proud to be working with a family owned and operated greenhouse located in Southwestern Ontario. The greenhouse produces 40 acres of bell peppers, utilizing environmental innovation to produce an eco-friendlier form of heat to the facility. As a company they strive to use innovative techniques, cutting edge technology and enthusiastic and hardworking employees to produce high quality crops.

Reporting to the greenhouse owner, the Head Grower will use their agricultural expertise to develop strategies for optimal plant growth.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement climate conditions using a Hoogendoorn system to ensure proper climate control
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation settings to ensure plant health and root quality
  • Mix fertilizer and take water samples to monitor the application of nutrients
  • Lead, create, and develop a successful greenhouse, including pest-management programs, harvesting, control systems, and equipment bays
  • Contribute to research efforts and greenhouse-innovation activities
  • Make minor adjustments and repairs to greenhouse control systems

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of plant growth and strategies for optimal pepper production
  • Knowledge of irrigation, boiler, and climate systems
  • Ability to work under pressure to ensure crop health is maintained
  • Adaptability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Education & Experience:

  • A University Degree or College Diploma in Agriculture preferred
  • 3-5 years experience working with greenhouse crops

For information or to apply please email [email protected]

City

  • Leamington, ON
  • London, ON
  • Sarnia, ON

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City

  • Leamington, ON
  • London, ON
  • Sarnia, ON

Industry

Position