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Grimms Gardens Greenhouse /Nursery Worker in Hiawatha, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12540081

Monitor irrigation of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals and preform regular maintenance and repairs as needed. Determine irrigation requirements for individual plant needs. Install new irrigation lines as needed. Manage water use of the garden center to ensure water efficiency. Winterize irrigation lines: drain and blow out lines, system shut down, and protecting valves and backflow preventers. Evaluate soil nutrition and make proper adjustments according to plant needs. Observe and treat nursery stock (trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals) as needed for pests and diseases. Repair and maintain equipment and machinery when not in use. Winterize plants including pruning, protecting from freezing temperatures, and apply herbicide. Winterize greenhouses and hoop houses. Inspect for any damage or leaks and make repairs as necessary. Oversee stock of fittings and parts needed for irrigation. Become familiar with irrigation controller operation and programming. Review data from moisture probes. Oversee irrigation fabrication which includes prebuilding assemblies. Learn our processes and systems. Become familiar with irrigation CAD drawings and filter layouts

Employer-provided housing includes free and convenient kitchen facilities with appropriate equipment, appliances, cooking accessories, and dishwashing facilities for meal preparation. For workers residing in employer-provided housing, employer also provides free transportation once per week to/from closest town or city for personal errands (e.g., groceries, banking services).