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Supervising Horticulturist

  • Full Time
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Compensation:$18 - $22 an hour

Website Kalera

Job Description and Responsibilities

Nutrient Analysis and Management

·         Follow procedures to utilize precision laboratory equipment to collect and input data on nutrient concentrations.

·         Perform calculations to determine amendments to nutrient solution and execute required changes.

·         Operate critical irrigation systems required to ensure proper nutrient management.

a)       Source water filtration systems

b)      Nutrient solution decontamination equipment.

·         Follow all safety requirements and utilize PPE to handle hazardous materials (acids/chemical inputs) to balance tanks and maintain correct pH range and EC targets.

·         Follow all procedures that ensure proper handling and maintenance of precision measurement equipment.

·         Complete inventory of items and resources for cultivation and nutrient management analysis.

·         Inspect, clean, and calibrate nutrient dosing equipment.

Scouting and Crop Monitoring

·         Scout crops to identify incidence of insects, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, and mechanical issues.

a)       Input data regarding scouting notes and crop issues.

·         Complete daily inspections/checklists of growing areas and equipment.

Cultivation

·         Follow all safety and process procedures for chemical usage.

·         Carry out irrigation activities for propagation area under the guidelines of Lead Horticulturist.

·         Assist with cleaning and maintain hydroponic systems as needed.

·         Assist production teams as needed.

Food Safety

·         Assist with ensuring all food safety best practices are being following

·         Responsible for food safety record keeping as it pertains to the plant science team.

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Job Duties

Job Description and Responsibilities Nutrient Analysis and Management ·         Follow procedures to utilize precision laboratory equipment to collect and input data on nutrient concentrations. ·         Perform calculations to determine amendments to nutrient solution and execute required changes. ·         Operate critical irrigation systems required to ensure proper nutrient management. a)       Source water filtration systems b)      Nutrient solution decontamination equipment. ·         Follow all safety requirements and utilize PPE to handle hazardous materials (acids/chemical inputs) to balance tanks and maintain correct pH range and EC targets. ·         Follow all procedures that ensure proper handling and maintenance of precision measurement equipment. ·         Complete inventory of items and resources for cultivation and nutrient management analysis. ·         Inspect, clean, and calibrate nutrient dosing equipment. Scouting and Crop Monitoring ·         Scout crops to identify incidence of insects, diseases, nutrient deficiencies, and mechanical issues. a)       Input data regarding scouting notes and crop issues. ·         Complete daily inspections/checklists of growing areas and equipment. Cultivation ·         Follow all safety and process procedures for chemical usage. ·         Carry out irrigation activities for propagation area under the guidelines of Lead Horticulturist. ·         Assist with cleaning and maintain hydroponic systems as needed. ·         Assist production teams as needed. Food Safety ·         Assist with ensuring all food safety best practices are being following ·         Responsible for food safety record keeping as it pertains to the plant science team.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Plant Science or related field (Biology, Horticulture Science, Environmental Science) or equivalent in horticulture experience preferred.  

Benefits

Full benefits, PTO, and 401K -Dental -Vision -Life Insurance