Join Our Team

Section Grower

We are seeking someone who has the desire to be part of a contemporary, collaborative, and inventive team committed to the highest standards of quality and service.

The Section Grower reports directly to the Head Grower and works closely with the Production Manager and General Manager. This position oversees Cultural workers, Pesticide Applicators, and Irrigation Technicians. During peak season, the Section Grower will directly supervise 20-25 associates. Plant cultural responsibility begins at potting and extends through harvest.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and supervise the cultural team to meet production timelines and sale forecast targets.
  • Adapt all activities to support the established companywide KPI’s.
  • Monitor growing areas and crops daily and supervise all activities within their section.
  • Ensure that accepted IPM procedures are being maintained.
  • Supervise all pesticide applications within assigned section.
  • Monitor and adjust nutritional programs after testing and consultation with the Head Grower.
  • Maintain pruning procedures and schedules.
  • Ensure timely spacing of plants.
  • Monitor and adjust irrigation applications daily with irrigation technicians.
  • Assist Head Grower to schedule and implement all post and preemergent herbicide applications.
  • Assist research and development department with production profiling and optimization.
  • Prepare daily task plans for all section associates.
  • Provide timely labor, cultural, and inventory adjustment data.

 STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE

  • Row-run quality.
  • Continuous improvement and optimization of production processes and timelines, by variety.
  • Lowest cost of production.
  • Efficient use of labor, equipment, and production resources.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

  • A degree in Horticulture or significant related industry experience is necessary for consideration.
  • Experience across multiple plant categories including woody ornamentals, perennials, roses, and tropical flowering is beneficial.
  • High level of organizational skills with specific ability to prioritize activities, manage workflow and optimize labor and equipment utilization.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish speaking is a plus.


We are always looking for top talent to hire, innovative logistics companies and outstanding new plants.

Please contact us at careers@jberrynursery.com 

We look forward to hearing from you!


__________________________________________________________________