Head Grower Resume Samples

A Head Grower manages and leads the staff of growers, controls staff, assistant growers, and internal transport staff who are engaged in the job of growing, care and maintenance of the company’s horticultural products that are produced for either retail or wholesale sales. A well-written Head Grower Resume indicates the following core duties – monitoring crop development and the removal of substandard plants to maintain quality standards; discussing plant growing activities with management personnel; overseeing crops and facilities; developing cultivation plans and assigning duties; applying indoor farming methods that increase our yields, leading maintenance operations, managing inventory and budgets related to farming, supervising and coaching employees who tend to the plans, and inspecting the quality of harvests.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – knowledge of the entire crop growth cycle and requirements; familiarity with environmental protection practices and the legal framework relating to marijuana crop area; understanding of pest and disease management techniques; and the ability to meet the physical demands of the job. A degree in botany, biology, agriculture, or horticulture field is considered ideal to get into this role.

Head Grower Resume example

Head Grower Resume

Headline : To provide a highly disciplined level of organization, create progress, and implement my experiences and education into a workplace with the same values.

Skills : Native German speaker, Specializing in EU policy and culture.

Description :

    1. Selected, prepared, and delivered of pesticides/fungicides/herbicides to complete scheduled spray program.
    2. Recorded and reported all chemical applications into Fernlea grow sheets for weekly submission to Head Grower.
    3. Monitored and regulated spray applicators and spray equipment during chemical applications to insure company standards and legal guidelines set forth by the USDA/EPA/OSHA and all in-house auditors.
    4. Coordinated daily spray activities with Operations manager and Head Grower to complete spray schedule.
    5. Recorded all rates, volumes, and plant material sprayed on allocated forms and signage when required.
    6. Performed irrigation changes, pump operations and necessary equipment rotations to achieve high quality plant material.
    7. Maintained proper operations of Dosatron fertilizer injectors, accurate rates, and general care during fertilizer applications.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Head Grower Resume

Objective : Head Grower with 4+ years of experience in Operating and maintaining equipment, including daily inspection of fluids levels, sharpening mower blades, and performs/and or reports repairs as needed, and also Performing crop maintenance, includes spraying, hand weeding and mowing as needed.

Skills : MS Office, Propagation, Online Applications, Online Store And Retail Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Oversaw 3 display rooms and responsible for the day to day operation of all plants and trees in each room.
    2. Plant care-ensured that watering, fertilizing,pest management, pruning,weeding, preparing soil media and grooming.
    3. Treated pests and diseases on plants and actively developed IPM strategies.
    4. Labeled and took inventory Prepared and executed seasonal flower shows.
    5. Conducted research and tracked plant data Accomplishments Got promoted in a short time because of the skills I required with my degree in Horticulture and Forestry and all my volunteer experience at West Virginia University.
    6. Used Extensive knowledge of plants and their care.
    7. Ability to work alone and with a group.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Head Grower Resume

Headline : Participating in the activities and operations of the IPM program and team in the cultivation department, while abiding by laws, rules, policies, procedures and operational guidelines.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Able to speak, read, and write English and Spanish. Bilingual.
    2. Experienced managing and supervising a diverse team.
    3. Learned to operate environmental control systems and an understanding of greenhouse environmental management.
    4. Familiared with Microsoft Office applications.
    5. Propered moisture management techniques.
    6. Familiared with proper nutrient and disease management and testing procedures.
    7. Familiared with pest management and ability to acquire a Florida pesticide applicators license within ninety days of hire.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            MS

            Head Grower Resume

            Objective : Head Grower with 2+ years of experience in Following detailed plan and timeline for plant production from clone to harvest, and also Documenting any and all activity in traceability program, Maintaining open communication with management team and co-workers.

            Skills : Planning Skills, Multitasking.

            Description :

              1. Performed seedling and clone propagation using a soilless medium.
              2. Trained Cannabis plants to maximize yield utilizing the super cropping method.
              3. Performed feeding schedule, adjusting nutrients according to plant needs.
              4. Participated in harvest activities, including rough and fine trimming.
              5. Scouted plants for pests and diseases and treated using OMRI-listed products.
              6. Maintained journal of daily activities and reported any issues to supervisor.
              7. Researched, worked, and supported the Head Grower and Greenhouse Leadership Team to daily ensure that all the crop needs are met to ensure the highest quality and yield.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            B.S. In Agricultural Sciences

            Head Grower Resume

            Summary : Seeking a challenging career in the field of landscape horticulture that utilizes my knowledge and skills in the pursuit of achieving excellence, while maximizing job satisfaction and optimum career growth to the mutual benefit of the organization and myself. I am a hard-working, self-motivated team player who takes pride in being punctual, dependable, efficient and well organized.

            Skills : Logistics Coordination, Multi tasking, Excellent people, Performs well under pressure.

            Description :

              1. Head Grower Propagated and maintained plants in multiple greenhouses.
              2. Shared in decision-making process in selecting plants to grow, marketing, and distribution.
              3. Planned, planted, maintained and harvested market gardens.
              4. Worked farmers markets: Set up booth to display plants and produce, sell plants and produce, educate customers about products.
              5. Designed flyers, write plant descriptions, update website, and maintain blog.
              6. Handled customer correspondence and all aspects of customer service including processing orders, producing and sending out mass emails, social media updates, etc.
              7. Maintained records for organic certification.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            GED

            Head Grower Resume

            Objective : Feeding all plants using nutrient schedule. Maintaining and checking indoor environment. Taking plant samples for testing. Manage plants from veg to haarvest.

            Skills : Landscaping, Private Applicators License.

            Description :

              1. Feed all plants using nutrient schedules.
              2. Executed preventative maintenance and elimination of all types of mold, powdery mildew, spider mites, root aphids, fungus gnats, etc.
              3. Maintained and checked indoor environment.
              4. Managed plants from vegetative state through harvest.
              5. Served as the Head Grower responsible for the effective management five acres undercover and four acres of outdoor production.
              6. Provided assistance to sales staff by determining #1 and # 2 quality of crops.
              7. Oversaw all growing activities including spraying, pinching, fertilizing, and quality control.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            GED

            Head Grower Resume

            Objective : Experienced greenhouse propagation and production manager. Background as both supplier and buyer of young and finished plant material. Successful marketer of horticultural products: retail, wholesale, chain stores and online.

            Skills : Microsoft Office, Greenhouse Management, Landscaping, Project Management.

            Description :

              1. Often recognized for a strong work ethic, efficient management of time, ability to meet deadlines and prioritize projects.
              2. Provided leadership and direction for the 5 acre growing facility and 1-2 team members.
              3. Organized the timely and proper methods of trimming and propagating aquatic plants.
              4. Scheduled fertilization and pest management treatments.
              5. Assisted in marketing through email newsletters and social media.
              6. Assisted customers in selecting plant material and pond supplies.
              7. Monitored/controlled computerized greenhouse environments
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            High School Diploma

            Head Grower Resume

            Summary : Ambition for Horticulture with various aspirations in the industry offering more than 8 yrs of Nursery experience and a collaborative 4 yrs in Landscape Design and Forestry.

            Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

            Description :

              1. Oversaw facility IPM strategies including exclusion, crop monitoring, record keeping, preventative measures, and additional methods of control.
              2. Monitored and ensured proper functioning of critical horticulture equipment including sensitive analytical instruments, data management tools and controls.
              3. Developed and adhered to standard operating procedures and quality standards to ensure crop success.
              4. Trained, evaluated and supervised all personnel related to horticulture processes and tasks.
              5. Ensured the safe handling, inventory and maintenance of fertilizer chemicals and crop inputs.
              6. Ensured that the facility is operating and producing product that meets food safety and quality standards.
              7. Enforced strict Good Manufacturing Practices, Sanitation and Safety Standards.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              Diploma

              Head Grower Resume

              Headline : Making adjustments identifies problems, repairs, and does field level maintenance to systems such as sprinkler heads, emitters, gates, valves, pipelines, and ditches, and also Keeping equipment clean and properly maintained for safe operation. In the event of a malfunction, immediately stops equipment and notifies the supervisor of the problem or unsafe condition.

              Skills : Growing, MS office.

              Description :

                1. Utilized extensive knowledge base of successful Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. Basic knowledge of plant pathology, ability to recognize and correct plant health issues.
                2. Contributed to our robust cultivation SOPs, and nutrient regiments, for hydroponic systems.
                3. Worked closely with the Head Grower to execute assigned grow operations and projects.
                4. Operated heavy and light horticultural equipment and machinery.
                5. Oversaw and managed basic pruning procedures for different stages of plant development.
                6. Maintained a clean and organized work environment.
                7. Implemented and oversaw water, media, and solution sampling and testing procedures.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Head Grower Resume

              Headline : Performing all tasks in a safe manner. Required to wear all safety gear assigned and asks for instructions when unfamiliar or lacking knowledge of proper safety procedures.

              Skills : Training Skills, Leadership.

              Description :

                1. Learned technical specifications for each crop.
                2. Maintained records of crop activities and observations.
                3. Followed growing schedules determined by Production Department.
                4. Monitored propagation ranges for issues that may arise.
                5. Assessed quality of all unrooted cuttings and plugs received from all suppliers that will later be transferred to planting lines.
                6. Managed staff when working in your area.
                7. Opened and closed their area.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  G.E.D