Green Bean Grower

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Job Description: 

Since 1908 our family farms have grown out of our passion for food, a healthy environment and our sincere interest in producing the highest quality food, both ethically and sustainably. Today we are a sustainable farm that grows a wide array of year-round vegetables offered in a variety of convenient packages.

We now have a great opportunity available for a Green Bean Grower in Delray Beach, FL.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Responsible for the overall growing and maintenance of crops.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper plant growth and health.
  • Identify the plants and their problems (diseases, pests, and others)Knowledge in irrigation.
  • Constant monitoring of plants for optimum plant quality.
  • Understands and follow organization protocols to ensure plant growth and health.
  • Recognize plant health problems.
  • Irrigation maintenance & management.
  • Environmental control systems in growing area.
  • Soil testing, soil amendments, composting and cover cropping for soil quality and erosion control.
  • Chemical application.
  • Participate with Product Manager to develop protocols.
  • 5 years of growing experience, including organic production.
  • Extensive understanding of crop rotation, cover cropping, irrigation and soil maintenance.
  • Knowledge of farm equipment to ensure proper function and maintenance.
  • Experience dealing with health, safety and environmental standards and regulations.
  • Pesticide Certified Applicator license required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the organic certification process.
  • CCOF, HAACP and Organic Certification compliance expertise required.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word etc.).
  • Willingness to take initiative, think and act proactively to solve problems and assess priorities, and manage a variety of tasks calmly and effectively.
  • Positive, energetic attitude and open communication.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Must be willing to work weekends.
  • While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and occasionally required to stand, walk, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

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