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Experienced Head Grower Needed

Experienced Head Grower Needed
Logee’s Plants for Home and Garden is a family-owned business (since 1892) with a premier plant catalog and Retail Store. We specialize in fruiting, rare and tropical plants, cacti and succulents, begonias and other unusual plants. We are looking for a hands-on Head Grower to work in production and also oversee the daily operations of our state-of-the art production greenhouse. The “right person” has expertise in horticulture, all plant propagation methods, pest and disease control and greenhouse technology. This person also has production and strategic planning skills, leadership and good communication for managing staff, and an eye for bottom-line profitability.

We seek someone with the following qualifications:
• Ability to plan and execute a production schedule for 800 plant varieties sold in 2.5”, 4” and 6” pots for catalog, email and retail sales.
• Manage and train a greenhouse crew of up to 15 people 
• Have knowledge and experience in all types of greenhouse propagation, plant nutrition, pest and disease control for our 20,000 sq ft facility 
• Have IPM knowledge for biological controls 
• Ability to manage and troubleshoot the systems used to control our greenhouse environment: irrigation, lighting, shade, heating.
• Ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations
• Create and manage a greenhouse budget
• Computer knowledge for forecasting spreadsheets and inventory management
• Experience with Argus Control Systems is a plus. 
• Plant breeding and hybridizing skills are highly desirable

Education, training, experience:   
Qualified candidates should have 5-10 years of Head Grower experience, relevant horticultural education, good communication skills and the desire for the highest plant quality while strictly adhering to the production schedule to prevent out-of-stock plants. The Head Grower is part of our Key Management Team whose focus is leading Logee’s to increased sales and profitability. If you are someone with these qualifications, we look forward to hearing from you.


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