Missouri: Aquaponics Greenhouse seeks Manager

9 Jul

Large Aquaponics/Greenhouse operation located in Trenton, MO is seeking a highly motivated individual to supervise the aquaponics/greenhouse/field vegetable production.

Responsibilities:

Successful applicant will be responsible for supervision and management of crop production in aquaponics, greenhouse and field environments, including, but not limited to:

  •       Hiring, training and supervising all related daily activities of the horticulture permanent and/or seasonal personnel.
  • Providing technical expertise for day-to day crop production, including determining types and quantities of horticultural plants to be grown, based on budgets and projected sales volumes.
  • Assuring that sowing, transplanting, and direct seed planting is carried out in timely manner as to assure vegetable production meets corporate and marketing expectations.
  • Developing crop management programs for irrigation, nutrition, and disease and pest control using organic production methods.
  • Supporting implementation of new processes, procedures and policies as requested by Corporate.
  • Ensuring that necessary monitoring records are daily being maintained for USDA-NOP and GAP certification.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Crop Science or other related field of study.
  • One to three years of experience related to the position.
  • Computer proficiencies including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to multi-task and define priorities; with the ability to react quickly to changing business needs and provide alternatives.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and lift and move 75 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Particular interest in aquaponics vegetable production.
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish.

Salary

  • Commensurate with qualifications.  Recommendations required. Salary determined by work experience.

CONTACT:  Interested applicants please Contact Sue Baird 660-357-2165 or gbaird@iland.net.

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