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Star® Roses and Plants seeks motivated, energetic, results-oriented people to join our team. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package, including a 401(k) plan. Grow your future with us!
All resumes should be sent to Rebecca Belanger by email (or by mail to Star® Roses and Plants, 8 Federal Road, Suite 6, West Grove, PA 19390).
Research Section Grower
Star® Roses and Plants seeks a full-time Research Section Grower who will ensure the effective and efficient operation of assigned production areas by maintaining cultural Best Management Practices and by monitoring production systems and implementing corrections, as needed. Responsibilities include Research plants in greenhouse and container trial area in addition to supervising assigned labor.
Reviews and recommends improved operating policies and procedures for assigned labor, provides production updates, scouting reports and other cultural information to the Head Grower.
Supervises assigned labor and ensures that they properly implement and maintain the approved changes.
Takes direction from Research department on research schedules and reporting duties. Inputs and ensures data integrity in the research database. Adheres to SANC requirements.
Scouts, monitors and records observations, performs irrigation and mist control, performs and oversees sprays, monitors EC and pH of media on a regular basis throughout production cycle, releases beneficial insects according to protocol in assigned section.
Prepares trials and field evaluations in conjunction with breeders and trial coordinators including planning, transplanting and space allocation, monitors seed harvesting, cleaning, and sowing, and oversees collection of propagation and trial data. Executes field and greenhouse experiments.
Operates equipment- tractors, forklifts, canning machine, trimming machine.
Bachelors degree, plus 1-2 years of experience or equivalent experience.
Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resumé and cover letter to Rebecca Belanger by email (or by mail to Star® Roses and Plants, 8 Federal Road, Suite 6, West Grove, PA 19390).