Employer’s Name: Bronson Heights Family Nursery

Job TitleHorticulture Specialist

O*Net job title and code: Nursery and Greenhouse Managers 11-9013.01

Job Duties

BRONSON HEIGHT FAMILY NURSERY, INC IS SEEKING THE SERVICES OF A HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST. THE POSITION WILL BE THE FRONT LINE IN ACHIEVING THE COMPANY GOALS OF PROVIDING QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SUPERIOR CLIENT SATISFACTION. THE POSITION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:- OVERSEEING THE PROPAGATION OF ASEXUAL AND SEXUAL PLANTS AND GROWTH OF SEEDS, BULBS, ROOTSTOCKS, AND TREES.- PLANNING  ACREAGE UTILIZATION AND ANNUAL PRODUCTION CYCLES.-  OVERSEEING NEW INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES OF HORTICULTURAL ENGINEERING, SUCH AS BUD GRAFTING, CLONING PROPAGATION, AND ROOTING OF PLANTS.- PRODUCING NEW  BREEDS IN CONFORMITY WITH CUSTOMERS NEEDS IN TERMS OF CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT, SOIL TYPE, AND AESTHETIC TASTE.- MONITORING AND SETTING PROPER WATER REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CROPS.- PERFORMING DIAGNOSIS OF PLANT NUTRITION AND PEST CONTROL NEEDS.- COORDINATING ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED  TO THE PRODUCTION OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS.- MONITORING CROPS FOR PATHOGENS AND INSECTS AND INFORM OWNERS OF ANY PROBLEM FOUND.- CREATING PRODUCTION SCHEDULES OF GREENHOUSE  CROPS AND OVERSEEING ALL ASPECTS OF QUALITY CONTROL.- TRAINING STAFF ON GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES.- TRAINING STAFF ON PESTICIDE MANAGEMENT AND USE FEDERAL EPAREGULATION.


-   COORDINATING ACTIVITIES AND OF AND MANAGING WORKERS ENGAGED IN PROPAGATING, CULTIVATING,  AND HARVESTING HORTICULTURAL SPECIALTIES FOR 2 LOCATIONS.
THIS POSITION WILL WORK FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY.   YOU WILL  BE EXPECTED TO MAINTAIN EXCELLENT ATTENDANCE DURING WORKING HOURS.THE POSITION MUST BE WILLING TO WORK EVENINGS, AND HOLIDAYS AS NEEDED ON SHORT NOTICE.

Supervision

●   Supervisor: Gerardo Flores
●   Supervisees: 25 subordinates

Travels

WEEKLY TRAVELS BETWEEN THE COMPANY'S TWO WORKSITES IN THE SAME AREA

Minimum Job Requirements:


●   Master Degree in Horticulture/Fruitculture/Floriculture or equivalent
●   36 months of horticultural experience

Special Requirements:
●   ABILITY TO WORK UNDER PRESSURE AND PROACTIVE.
●   CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE.
●   ABILITY TO WORK INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS (HOT, COLD, & RAINY).
●   FAMILIARITY WITH OPERATION HAND OR POWER EQUIPMENT.
●   ABILITY TO LIFT A MINIMUM OF 30 LBS. REPEATEDLY.
●   ABILITY TO PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS & TASKS WHICH INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, SQUATTING, BENDING, REACHING, PULLING, PUSHING, STANDING,
●   WALKING, AND LIFTING OVER THE SHOULDER.
●   GOOD  KNOWLEDGE  OF  SUBTROPICAL  AND  TROPICAL  PLANTS, AND PLANTS NATIVE OF FLORIDA
●   KNOWLEDGE   OF   THE   BOTANICAL   NAMES   OF   ALL   COMMON TREES, PALMS, GRASSES, AND SHRUBS.
●   KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE (GAP).

PLESE CONTACT

BRONSON HEIGHTS FAMILY NURSERY, INC
4650 NE 162ND CT WILLISTON, FLORIDA 32696
Office (352) 213-2779
Fax (352) 529- 0380
www.Bronsonheightsfamilynursery.com
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