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Grower responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Ability to manage staff when working in your area
  • Open and closing their area
  • Temperature control
  • Setting appropriate temperatures


  • Double checking equipment in morning and night and before, especially before inclement weather!
  • Adjusting during the day to clouds or sun/temperature fluctuation
  • Controlling light-shade clothe/blackout systems/forced lights

Manage fertility tanks

  • Mixing, Calibrating, testing and adjusting
  • Making fertility decisions
  • When to grow/hold
  • What type and rate
  • pH/alkalinity & sensitivity on specific crops
  • Iron efficient or inefficient?


  • 3 watering checks a day
  • Decision making- proper timing
  • Spotting or water full?
  • What is the weather? What time is it?
  • Double checking greenhouse assistants (head grower and assistant grower should be training, but growers should be sure the watering is done appropriately)
  • You are ultimately responsible for Everything done in your area; Right, or wrong
  • Checking roots for salts and disease (E.C.)
  • Scouting/Monitoring disease/insects/unsuitable growth
  • Spraying/drenching Insecticides/Miticides/Fungicides/PGR's
  • Cleanliness of range
  • Rolling hoses up, cleaning sidewalks, organizing shelves/flagging material, leftover pots, flats in aisle, etc.
  • Sterilizing/disinfecting between crops
  • Weed prevention and control
  • Grading crop/pulling out dead or runts
  • Pulling orders
  • In communication with stores about outages or substitutions
  • Knowing when things are green, ripe, rotten. Motive is to ship only the ripe material
  • Holding or flagging presold material
  • Inventory
  • Ability to multitask or accomplish many of these tasks simultaneously.
  • Take notes in journal and allow production coordinator to file them


Full Time
Salary Range
$24,000.00 - $34,000.00
per Year
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Kansas City, KS, 66109, US