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Lead Flower Grower Farmer at Zannah Farms - 14462

Job Title: 
Lead Flower Grower Farmer
Zannah Farms
5583 Occidental Rd
95401 Santa Rosa , CA ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Zannah Farms is flower farm located in the Laguna De Santa Rosa near Sebastopol, CA. We grow and sell most of our flowers on site, and sales channels include onsite farm stand, farmers markets, and some experiences and farm tours. 2022 will be our second official growing season. We are family owned and operated. Our environment is family and community based and our values include aesthetics, connection, organic and heart. This job is for the Lead Flower Grower with an excellent opportunity to guide the business. We have a part time designer as a part of the staff.
The Flower Grower plans, directs, coordinates, and performs planting, cultivating, harvesting, design, and market activities to grow and sell flowers and foliage plants.

Some higher education or higher qualification or certifications or at least 4 years relevant experience. Flower growing knowledge a must. This is full time year-round job with 5-6 day work weeks during the growing season and flexible paid time off during the winter. Approximate salary $40,000 per annual or $17 to $20 per hour depending on experience and work period.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Plans and manages the production and marketing of flowering and foliage plants from soil preparation to harvest taking into account environmental and market factors
• Selects suitable plants and bulbs for growing, harvests crops, grades and stores picked flowers, bunches and packages flowers for market
• Create crop plan, organize, plant and nurture greenhouse seed starts and succession seeds for planting
• Conducts soil analyses, site assessments, prepares and maintains growing media and sites
• Controls temperature, light, irrigation, and humidity in greenhouses to maintain optimal growing conditions
• Plan, place, and monitor irrigation system for all planting sites
• Maintains crops by planting, weeding, identifying, and treating pests and diseases, de budding, fertilizing and watering plants
• Daily early morning harvest 5 - 6 days per week during main growing season
• Maintains and keeps clean farm and nursery buildings, fences, tractor, 4X4, equipment, tools, and water supply systems
• Organizes the sale, purchase and transportation of flowers includes farmer’s market
• Design flower arrangements and bouquets for delivery and stocking onsite farm stand
• Maintains and evaluates records of farming activities, monitors market activity and plans crop preparation and production to meet contract requirements and market demand
• May select, train, and supervise staff and contractors
• Must have a valid driver license.

Education & Experience: 

Some higher education or higher qualification or certifications or at least 4 years relevant experience. Flower growing knowledge a must.

Application Instructions: 

Email resume to: jude@zannahfarms.com

Job Categories: 
Farming/Agriculture