Overview

Job Title:

Grower Production Assistant

Alsip Home & Nursery is one of the largest volume independent garden centers in North America.  Kingsbury Acres Greenhouse is owned and managed by the Christakes family who also owns Alsip Nursery. Kingsbury Acres Greenhouse is located in La Porte, Indiana and is a producer of high quality annuals, perennials and other greenhouse crops. We supply our retail stores and other fine garden centers, landscapers and municipalities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

Our motto is. There is no substitute for quality——Only one grade the finest!

We are looking for a self-motivated person to assist our growing team in all areas of production.

Responsibilities include,

· Execute daily irrigation.

· Manage plant nutrients & ph.

· Assist in applying insecticides and fungicides.

· Assist in applying plant growth regulators.

· Pinching crops as needed.

· Scouting for pests and diseases.

· Spacing crops as needed.

· Help planting & shipping crews when needed.

· Help in other areas such as equipment maintenance and off season projects.

Job Requirements:

· Demonstrate a genuine interest in horticulture.

· A minimum of two years of greenhouse experience.

· Have a working knowledge of plant nutrition, insect and disease controls and plant growth regulators.

Compensation:

· Hourly based on experience.

· Health Insurance

· Company discount

· Advancement opportunities.

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