To assign duties to members of staff such as cultivation, harvesting, maintenance, grading and packing products, or altering greenhouse environmental conditions.
To be aware of and wherever possible, adopt the latest trends in horticulture related technologies.
To estimate work-hour requirements to plant, cultivate, or harvest, and prepares work schedule.
To confer with management to report conditions, plan planting and harvesting schedules, and to discuss changes in fertilizer, herbicides, or cultivating techniques.
To drive and operate heavy machinery, such as dump truck, tractor, or growth-media tiller, to transport materials and supplies.
To maintain records of employees' hours worked, and work completed.
To prepare and submit written or oral reports of personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, hires, promotions, and discipline.
To train employees in horticultural techniques, such as transplanting and weeding, shearing and harvesting trees, and grading and packing flowers.
To inspect facilities to determine maintenance needs, such as malfunctioning environmental-control system, clogged sprinklers, or missing glass panes in greenhouse
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:Education / Teaching / Training
Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time
Desired Candidate Profile
Passionate about environment
Excellent organizational skills
A team player with leadership skills.
The ability to pay attention to details and good knowledge of latest trends in horticulture.
UG:B.Sc - Agriculture, Biology, Botany
PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) - Biology, Botany
Contact Company:Vellore Institute of Technology