Greenhouse Supervisor - Baltimore
Job Details
Baltimore - Baltimore, MD
Description

THE ROLE

Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic Greenhouse Supervisor who is responsible for daily greenhouse operations and supervising a team of greenhouse assistants in daily tasks while maintaining GAP, GMP, and crop quality practices. This is a hands-on role requiring an individual who is a team player, one who is willing to roll up their sleeves, and isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty. The Greenhouse Supervisor is a direct report to the Plant Manager. The ideal candidate is passionate about sustainable agriculture and embraces Gotham Greens’ core values and mission

 

 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Maintain and assign daily tasks for harvests, transplants, cleaning, and crop management.
  • Supervise and train greenhouse assistants in daily tasks ensuring efficient pace, sound food safety practices, punctuality, and safety as directed by Plant Manager.
  • Complete daily walk-throughs to report on food safety, quality, and crop health, and greenhouse function.
  • Create and maintain sage data including assemblies, transfers, adjustments, and inventory.
  • Use master crop scheduler to create and maintain weekly and monthly harvest and seeding schedules. Create seed tags on a weekly basis.
  • As directed by Grower, collect and record data concerning crop production, nutrition, crop trials, and greenhouse environment.
  • In conjunction with Plant Manager and Pack House Supervisor, maintain Greenhouse logs for food safety plan including employment practices and checklists.
  • As directed by Grower complete IPM scouting and application. Ensure proper use of all PPE.
  • Observe and communicate any maintenance need to Plant Manager.
  • Communicate with Plant Manager and Pack House Supervisor to ensure efficient workflow.
  • Ensure a safe and happy work environment in the greenhouse.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • Ability to lead by example with a “can do” attitude
  • Experience in greenhouse work and/or hydroponics
  • Familiarity with ERP and inventory control
  • Experience with food safety practices, goals, rules, and regulations
  • Great multitasking abilities and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A strong desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in data collection and recording
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and coach hourly workforce
  • Problem-solving skills and foresight- capable to identify areas of efficiencies
  • Ability to work weekend and holiday coverage will be required on an as-needed basis
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