Greenhouse Worker II
- Location: US - Watsonville, California
- Job Family: Seasonal
- Time Type: Full time
- Job Requisition ID: R0002285
- Experience Years: 0-3 Years of Experience
- Employee Type: Regular
About the OpportunityThe Greenhouse Worker, Special Duties position will assist in specific duties to ensure the overall success of the Greenhouse and Nursery. Specific duties include but are not limited to: application of chemical materials, inputting and maintaining information in databases, plant quality assurance and assist with irrigation of the crops. There is a strong emphasis on productivity, efficiency and employee safety.
Assists in all greenhouse/nursery activities in support of transplanting and growing all crops at Corralitos while adhering to safety protocols. Typical duties may include but not limited to: tray filling, transplanting, pruning and general cleaning of plant material. Assists in the maintenance of plant material by watering, weeding and/or disposing of plant material. Assists in the collection of plant samples for testing. Assist in all chemical applications as needed by the growing department. Ensures the safe keeping of propriety varieties and confidential information. Follows company policies and practices while representing Driscoll’s in an ethical and business - like manner in all interactions with employees, government agencies, growers, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Previous work experience in similar field desired.
- A High School Diploma or equivalent a plus.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment with multiple departments.
- Candidate must be disciplined, detail oriented and self-motivated.
- Must be able to communicate in English and/or Spanish.
- Must be able to perform basic math equations.
- Ability to utilize computer and tablet. Experience utilizing MS Word and Excel a plus.
- Must adhere to protocols related to clean stock.
- Many duties require manual dexterity and ability to perform repetitive tasks.
- Must be able and willing to work with chemical applications as needed.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on intermittent bases and possess the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
- Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
- Available to work extended and/or abnormal hours as needed by operation.
- Cultivates Innovation: Finds, champions, and implements innovations; large or small.
- Plans & Aligns: Establishes priorities and desired outcomes, and creates plans to achieve them.
- Drives Results: Pursues everything with energy, resourcefulness, and the need to achieve desired outcomes.
- Collaborates: Works with a variety of colleagues, inside and/or outside of Driscoll’s, seeking win-wins solutions.
- Drives Engagement: Creates a motivating work environment and empowers others.
- Develops Talent: Actively seeks opportunities to develop one’s self and others.
- Courage: Tackles difficult issues timely with optimism and transparency.
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.