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Irrigation Staff
Job Code:SG30AU-2022-MB-1275
Reports To:Assistant Head Grower
Job Class:Full time
FLSA:Hourly/Non Exempt
Location:Aurora, OR
  

JOB FUNCTION: Responsible for ensuring plants are watered appropriately.

 

JOB DUTIES: 

  • Water plants properly.
  • Mix fertilizers as directed.
  • Assist other staff in the growing department as needed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to identify different levels of moisture management.
  • Know the difference between fresh water and feed.
  • Distinguish between different plant types.
  • Ability to be Flexible with department needs.
  • Ability to work under deadlines.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing, in person, and via phone or radio with all levels of staff.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred, both verbal and written.

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION: 

  • No Educational requirement.
  • Previous agricultural experience a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Work long hours as needed during busy season, including weekends.
  • Continuously walk, stand, bend, kneel, as well as reaching overhead, and from side to side for long periods of time.
  • Work indoors and outdoors, in seasonal temperatures and conditions.
  • Lift and move irrigation equipment that weigh up to 50 pounds in an environment that is often hot.