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Employment

HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT  

  

Senior Gardener, Production Grower 

   

A small greenhouse operation (8,000 square feet) is seeking a qualified individual to control the propagation and production of annual spring and summer crops, vegetables, and seasonal specialty crops.  


Essential Candidate Qualifications/Experience: 

  • At least three years in a greenhouse production setting.
  • Proven track record in crop timing and production of the finest quality finished plants.
  • Proven experience in poinsettia, pot mum, and forced bulbs production.
  • Insect and disease identification and proper treatment.
  • Thorough understanding of appropriate greenhouse chemicals and their safe application.
  • Understanding and high standard of greenhouse sanitation.
  • Thorough record keeping.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and year-ahead planning skills. 
  • Must be able to work cooperatively within a team.
  • Must be able to obtain a pesticide applicator's license within 6 months of employment.
  • He or she must be comfortable supervising subordinates on a daily basis.


For inquiries and to submit resumes please contact Laura Kastl, director of human resources at 402-346-4002 ext 201 or l.kastl@omahabotanicalgardens.org.

 

 

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