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Section Grower 2

Organization: Skagit Horticulture, LLC
City: Mabton
Job Category: Grower
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Job Description

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Conduct 2X daily inspection of assigned area to identify moisture requirements and communicate possible problems.
  • Provide correct moisture to crops through utilization of sprinklers, fog, drip, tubes, boom, and hand watering
  • Immediately inform senior grower of any problems
  • Participate in decision making with senior or head grower using knowledge of temperature, soil moisture, fertilizer
  • Daily crop management
  • Have written plan for next 7 days and update as needed
  • Reduce shrinkage and improve overall plant quality
  • Perform Ph/EC checks of product to inform crop management strategies
  • Utilize injectors and ensure proper mixing of fertilizer levels in injector
  • Perform chemical applications through use of backpack, sprayer, and dosatrons.
  • Walk crops with senior grower at least once a week
  • Participate in discussion with senior or head grower the rate recommendations for application of chemicals based on scouting results
  • Attend weekly grower meeting to stay up to date on facility happenings and provide updates on your assigned area
  • Keep pesticide records up to date and ensure all signs are properly placed.
  • Review WPS laws and pesticide labels
  • Actively follow WPS laws
  • Organize injector areas, assigned area, chemical storage



Required / Preferred Qualifications:



  • Ensure that all production and maintenance work areas are kept clean and safe.
  • Show a desire to grow/work with plants
  • Able to work independently
  • Organization skills
  • Eagerness to complete all assignments as required to show a sense of urgency
  • Dedication to producing quality product
  • Willing to work holidays and weekends as required
  • Able to lift/carry weights of up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Able to manage level 1 grower in order to complete assigned duties
  • College degree or equivalent growing experience minimum of 1+ years at level 1
  • Computer experience or willing to learn



Skagit Horticulture offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and 8 paid holidays.

How to Apply

To Apply Contact Human Resource Assistant Francisco Estrada