Nursery Assistant Supervisor

  • Location: US - 242 Corralitos Road
  • Job Family: Nursery
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0001546
  • Experience Years: 3-5 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

The Nursery/Grower Supervisor is responsible for assisting Nursery management in the coordination and supervision of the planning, growing and harvesting of the Screenhouse and Greenhouse operations at the Corralitos nursery location.

Responsibilities

  • Implements Screenhouse (SH) & Greenhouse (GH) clean stock program in coordination with the Nursery Manager.
  • Responsible for assisting Managers with daily growing and decision making for plant material. Responsible for assisting in all aspects of growing; including irrigation, fertilizing, spraying, and testing.
  •  Identifies, tracks and collects for evaluation.
  •  Monitor and control computerized Greenhouse environments.  
  • Supervises SH/GH crew: Supervises soil/media preparation for SHs & GHs (including soil sterilization).
  • Supervises SH/GH in best irrigation practices, and other growing operations. Supervises collection of plant material for indexing or other testing.
  •  Supervises substrate preparation, fertility and irrigation program to include EC/PH tracking.
  • Walks all SHs/GHs on a daily basis.
  • Implements SH/GH innovations and conduct trials/experiments to evaluate possible improvements to the crop.
  • Develops, updates and implements SOPs for the SH/GH functions. Insures SH/GH facilities are operating properly and coordinates maintenance/repairs with Nursery Managers on a timely basis.
  • Follow company policies and practices while representing Driscoll’s in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions with employees, governmental agencies, growers, customers, etc.
  • Ensure the security of Driscoll’s confidential and proprietary information and materials.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.
  • This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all the job's responsibilities. At Driscoll’s, all of our jobs include broad responsibilities for continually improving the processes we use to develop our products.

Candidate Profile

Responsibilities

  • Implements Screenhouse (SH) & Greenhouse (GH) clean stock program in coordination with the Nursery Manager.
  • Responsible for assisting Managers with daily growing and decision making for plant material. Responsible for assisting in all aspects of growing; including irrigation, fertilizing, spraying, and testing.
  •  Identifies, tracks and collects for evaluation.
  •  Monitor and control computerized Greenhouse environments.  
  • Supervises SH/GH crew: Supervises soil/media preparation for SHs & GHs (including soil sterilization).
  • Supervises SH/GH in best irrigation practices, and other growing operations. Supervises collection of plant material for indexing or other testing.
  •  Supervises substrate preparation, fertility and irrigation program to include EC/PH tracking.
  • Walks all SHs/GHs on a daily basis.
  • Implements SH/GH innovations and conduct trials/experiments to evaluate possible improvements to the crop.
  • Develops, updates and implements SOPs for the SH/GH functions. Insures SH/GH facilities are operating properly and coordinates maintenance/repairs with Nursery Managers on a timely basis.
  • Follow company policies and practices while representing Driscoll’s in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions with employees, governmental agencies, growers, customers, etc.
  • Ensure the security of Driscoll’s confidential and proprietary information and materials.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.
  • This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all the job's responsibilities. At Driscoll’s, all of our jobs include broad responsibilities for continually improving the processes we use to develop our products.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.