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Farm Horticulture Tech

Company: Walters Gardens
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Type of position: Full-time, year round Job descriptionWalters Gardens is a wholesale perennial grower with growing fields located in the Hamilton, MI area. We are looking for an individual to assist with our field operations.Essential Functions

  • Coordinating with planting and dig crew leads
  • Assist with irrigation team responsibilities and duties
  • Operating specialized tractor equipmentTeam Responsibilities
    • Open communication with manager
    • Carry a positive attitude and help supervise and train other staff in certain job responsibilities
    • Follow and uphold company policies
    • Utilize your experience within the context of Walters Gardens
    • Become proficient with knowledge of plants, process, and equipment
    • Complete other duties as assigned by manager
    • Help with Sorting, Digging Crew, Tractor Operator, equipment maintenance, Off-season help at Zeeland locationBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee discount
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Referral program
      • Retirement plan
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Day shift
        • Monday to Friday
        • On callSupplemental pay types:
          • Bonus pay Requirements: Knowledge and Skills
            • 3-5 years related work and/or relevant education preferred
            • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
            • Computer skills in Microsoft office a plus
            • Elevated organizational and math skills a plus
            • Ability to lift heavy objects
            • Some weekends and long days required based on seasonality of work
            • Ability to obtain WG Hilo operator license
            • Ability to operate field equipment
            • Prior tractor operation experience preferredPI201107896

Keywords: Walters Gardens, Grand Rapids , Farm Horticulture Tech, Other , Hamilton, Michigan

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