Green Earth Growers hiring Greenhouse Laborer and Farm Manager

Prior Lake, Minnesota

GREENHOUSE LABORER/FARM MANAGER

We are an earth friendly greenhouse and produce farm operation located about half an hour south of the Cities in search of a full time, year round employee. This position rotates between greenhouse work November-May, and farm work May-October. Only serious candidates with prior greenhouse and or organic farm experience should apply thank you!

Greenhouse Duties Include:

  • Moving plant trays throughout the greenhouse
  • Preparing greenhouse bays for growing
  • Greenhouse repairs and maintenance
  • Transplanting
  • Plant care (occasional watering)
  • Customer service
  • Pulling customers orders
  • Loading orders for delivery
  • Driving delivery trucks.

Farm Manager Duties Include:

  • Planning
  • Planting
  • Harvesting
  • Setting up irrigation
  • Pest and weed control of our 3 acre produce farm using organic methods only
  • Must be able to work outside during the summer months
  • Run a tiller and other farming equipment
  • General knowledge of farm equipment maintenance and repair is a plus.

Possible candidate must be able to:

  • Work in a face paced environment with possibility to work over 40 hours a week (seasonally – In May we work up to 12 hours a day 6-7 days a week)
  • Bend, lift and carry up to 50lbs and be on your feet for 8+ hours
  • Identify different varieties of flower and veggie plants
  • Read and understand an order sheet
  • Have good customer service skills
  • Be able to take direction and work independently
  • Be detail minded and organized
  • Be able to take initiative and take ownership in your work

Salary range:

We pay based on experience and plant knowledge

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