Greenhouse Specialist / Manager

Confidential Company  •  San Jose, CA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Agriculture

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/23/18 by Larry Escamilla
Confidential Company
San Jose, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/23/18 Larry Escamilla


--- Responsible for operation and maintenance of greenhouses, greenhouse controls and seed research equipment.

--- Supporting efforts to maintain seed stewardship principles of inventory, and performing tasks that include but are not limited to: seeding, planting, spraying, threshing and data


--- Managing, coaching and training of third-party contract labor to ensure accurate results are achieved.

--- Responsible for greenhouse irrigation management; arrange for pesticide and fertilizer applications.

--- On-call for greenhouse emergencies or unscheduled work based on business needs or weather conditions (including weekends).

--- Input and maintain data in functional data system.

--- Performing all tasks and behaving in a manner compliant with and in support of all safety and stewardship related company policies and practices, including completing all required

company training courses and attending local safety meetings.

--- Effectively communicating on a daily with peers and supervisor regarding the status of projects and work activities.

--- Functioning as an integral member of a team responsible for seeding, planting, growing, harvesting and packaging of vegetable trials and vegetable breeding nurseries.


--- B.S. degree in Agronomy, Agriculture or related discipline required with 3+ years relevant agriculture experience in operating and maintaining greenhouses, greenhouse controls and

greenhouse equipment.

--- Clear understanding of the practices and procedures that affect trial data precision and accuracy.

--- Understand and use of modern agronomic practices and plant physiology and breeding is desirable..

--- Must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship now or in the future.

--- Must be able to Travel? 10% and seasonal travel to off-station trialing locations

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