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Crop Care Specialist

Company: Nesco Resource
Location: Morehead
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.
As a Crop Care Specialist, you will be responsible for the successful growth of produce

in the greenhouse.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Conduct plant maintenance to enable the plants to develop optimally.

Perform training, de-leafing, pruning, lowering, truss support, harvesting and other

jobs required to maintain the plants optimal conditions.

Assist with greenhouse preparation and clean-up.

Assist the Integrated Pest Management Team by putting beneficial insects on the

crop.

Report pests, diseases and other abnormalities in the crop.

Follow all safety standard operating procedures (SOP), policies, rules, regulations,

etc.

Perform other tasks as assigned.

Key Competencies:

Detail-oriented and focused on quality

Working in a fast-paced environment

Motivated

Communication

Teamwork

Qualifications: Stand, walk, twist, bend, sit, enter data into a computer, and/or frequently lift objects up to 35 pounds (may require sustained repetitive motion). Ability to perform work at heights of 10-15 feet on a raised trolley platform. Capable of working in an environment with changing humidity and temperature. Ability to harvest fruits based on color requirements. Flexibility to work 40+ hours weekly (which may include occasional weekend work). Agriculture experience is preferred but not required. Train to industry standards. Goodwill Soft Skills Certificate or Work Ready Certificate preferred but not required.

Keywords: Nesco Resource, Lexington , Crop Care Specialist, Other , Morehead, Kentucky

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