Greenhouse Grower Manager

  • Aberfeldy Nurseries Limited
  • Somerset Village, Bermuda
  • Aug 11, 2018
Full time Management

Job Description

Required to join our dedicated team at the Plant Production Nursery. The Greenhouse Grower Manager is responsible for overseeing all daily operations and to produce a wide variety of quality plant material to support our busy Retail Garden Centre. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, lead and coordinate activities of the workforce in four major plant departments with a hands on approach.
  • Demonstrate exemplary team leadership skills, communicate with and supervise the small team of growers whilst providing education and development.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping and files for dry goods and plant inventory, plant orders, production schedules etc.
  • Liaise with Retail Garden Centre. 

Required Skills

  • A proven track record in the production of Potted Flower, Indoor Tropical Foliage, Seasonal Bedding and Woody Ornamental crops.
  • Total knowledge and understanding of all water, fertilizers and growing mediums.
  • Proficient in crop scheduling, plant and see procurement, production and propagation.
  • Complete understanding of greenhouse systems and environmental conditions.
  • Ability to ensure day to day that all aspects of the greenhouse and buildings are maintained for structural integrity and maximum efficiency.
  • Must be able to identify plant pests and diseases and appropriate control methods.
  • Must have an entrepreneurial approach to all the above and the ability to multi task and problem solve in what can be a challenging industry on a small island. 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Horticulture, a plant related field or a minimum of 5 years in a similar position.
  • Pesticide Applicators License

 

 

Job Level

Senior-level  

Sector

Business Services

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