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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransAgricultural Specialist
Celebration, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Location: Celebration, FL

Shift : Monday – Friday, 5:00am/6:00 am- 2:30pm or 7:00 am - 3:30 am. Occasional weekends.

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital

• AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida

• The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease

The role you’ll contribute:

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. The Agricultural Specialist will oversee all planning, planting, growth promotion, harvesting of all leafy greens within the hydroponic farm, and is the key to delivering quality products to our guests and consumers. Additionally, the Agricultural Specialist will be knowledgeable on all systems, equipment, water and soil health and nutrients in correlation to the hydroponic growing system.

Also responsible for the maintenance of the herb gardens and citrus trees on the Celebration campus. Responsible for the development of a long-term plan for expansion of edible landscape and develops collaborative relationships with local schools and community members to provide internships in agriculture. Assist in data collection to provide evidence of the benefits for other AdventHealth Campuses. Assist in any other ventures that develop in the area of expertise.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

• Oversee all operations of the farm

• Setting standards for growing all specimens, including the schedule and nutrient intake

• Ensuring proper preparation for harvesting times

• Monitoring and ordering supplies

• Experimenting with growing conditions to improve efficiency

• Compiling/maintaining a projected budget

• Water testing on a regular basis

• Running regular financial reports

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a hydroponic farm

  • Extensive knowledge of botany and the art of growing plants without soil

  • Ability to lead a tea during harvest time

  • Forward-thinking mindset

  • Ability to conduct formal training sessions and presentations

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • At least 1 year of formal management experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· High school diploma or equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an agriculture-related field

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Trade school certification with hydroponics specialty

  • CPR certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Wellness

Organization: AdventHealth Celebration

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24004516

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $17.87 - $24.47

  • Location: Celebration, FL

  • Job ID: 24004516

  • Job Family: Wellness

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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