We are hiring for a year-round full-time Greenhouse Grower position located in Morris, CT.
White Flower Farm is seeking to fill the following position immediately.
Do you have a passion for plants? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Do you love working outdoors? If so, then this may be the job for you!
Greenhouse growers are responsible for all care and maintenance of greenhouse products. They are responsible for crops in assigned houses and for recognizing and reacting to crop problems.
Check plants daily. Water thoroughly and carefully, checking for dry spots and paying special attention to newly potted seedlings. Avoid over watering and between watering wilting.
Empty ccompost barrels and bins frequently. Keep houses free from debris by cleaning up after project and keep weeds under control.
Maintain inventory of crops in assigned houses. Report any culls to the supervisor — discard empty pots/dead plants from culls immediately.
React to crop problems:
Report crop problems to the supervisor (examples: wilt, insect damage, leaf spots, distorted leaves, etc.). Research what the problem is and take corrective action immediately.
Ability to read schedules, pick and load plants and fill orders during shipping season.
Obtain Private Applicator’s license. Practice safe spraying procedures (PPE, mixing, loading, record keeping, clean up) and participate in spraying duties.
Oversee greenhouse temperatures:
Report any problems or abnormalities to the supervisor (examples: low temperatures, vent distortions, deflated houses)
Every third weekend duties. Water and check temperatures, ventilation and/or furnaces.
Additional assignments as needed. (May include covering, fertilizing, shading, cutting back, pruning).
Generous benefit package offered!
We are hiring for a year-round full-time, entry-level Soil Specialist located in Morris, CT.
The Soil Specialist supports the Potting department by assuring that soil is made to specification and is ready consistently for efficient workflow. The Soil Specialist assists the Lead Potting Coordinator transporting plants from propagation to the potting department and loading potted product on trailers and delivering to the greenhouses.
If you are interested in joining our team, your options are many:
In person: apply at our headquarters, located at 30 Irene St, Torrington, CT 06790
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Postal mail: Manager of Human Resources
White Flower Farm
30 Irene Street
Torrington, CT 06790