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Garden Technician sought by Zen Asset Management in Lacey

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Zen Asset Management seeks Garden Technician in Lacey

The Garden Tech performs all daily tasks set forth by the Garden management or Garden Lead to maintain plant health and rotations throughout plant life cycles. The Garden department is responsible for all major labor movements such as transplanting, harvesting, tagging, trellising, lowers, spray application, spray equipment maintenance, cloning, and cleaning in addition to non-technical general plant maintenance.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Performs daily tasks as directed by the Garden management or Lead
  • Understands basic plant anatomy to perform plant maintenance techniques appropriate for each plant stage to maintain optimal growing conditions
  • Prunes lower branches off plants without compromising plant health or yield
  • Responsible for harvesting plants in preparation for drying and processing
  • Performs all transplants, plant spacing, and plant movements throughout the facility
  • Washes nursery containers for reuse
  • Can maintain a fast work pace while performing strenuous activities
  • Execute all spray applications, including using appropriate formula mixes and timing
  • Maintain spray equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean working environment and properly following all sterilization protocols
  • Safely operate all associated equipment such as pressure washer, push carts, pruners, etc.
  • Identify and report to management any grow-house equipment or machinery that is not working properly
  • Has basic knowledge of plant health signs/symptoms
  • Understand compliance sensitive activities and act in alignment to maintain compliance at all times
  • Familiarity and compliance with sections of WAC Chapter 314-55 applicable to job role
  • Demonstrate Zen Asset Managment Core Values and Principles at all times
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Flexibility in changing roles during the day
  • Willingness to work with plants – potting, harvesting, trellising, trimming, cleaning, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Can maintain a high level of organization and follow through
  • Quick learner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Flexibility in changing roles during the day
  • Minimum of 21 years old
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Familiarity with the metric system of measurements
  • Organized
  • Flexibility with deadlines
  • Good time management skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Team player
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to take direction without becoming defensive, while still being able to question practices and contribute to process improvement
  • Reliable

Working Conditions

  • Zen Asset Managment offices are generally open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. This position may be required to work weekends or other shifts. The normal work week is 40 hours. Your supervisor will explain your positional schedule.
  • Most work is conducted in a warehouse-type environment in cooler temperatures.

Physical requirements

  • Must be able to sit or stand in one place for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to concentrate on a detailed task for long periods of time
  • The ability to periodically lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds

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