Plant Health Specialist
Bridgeton, NJ
Job Description:
Hopewell Nursery is a large wholesale nursery located in Bridgeton, NJ. We are seeking a motivated individual to oversee our 1PM and pesticide program at one of our farms. This is a full time, year round position. The right candidate will scout for plant pests, diseases, and disorders, identify problems and apply chemical and/or cultural methods to manage the problem. He or she will run a crew responsible for pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizer, make chemical requests for order, and buy personal protective equipment and other essential items for the spray department. The applicant will work directly with the Plant Health Director to assess situations and determine a proper course of action.
This position will also require that New Jersey worker protection and spray reporting records and standards are in compliance. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred, but not required. The candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture, plant pathology or related field and the ability to acquire a private pesticide applicator’s license within 6 months of hiring. Salary is competitive based upon education and experience.
This is a farm job and will require farm work. The applicant will be expected to drive tractors, forklifts, and use spray equipment. It is primarily outside work in various weather conditions.
To apply: email chris@hopewellnursery.com or call Chris at (856) 200-9826