29 Nov 2021

Full-Time Nursery Assistant/Production

Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens – Posted by PDNsauls Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

Nursery Assistant / Production

Candidates must be physically durable, have a tolerance for a wide range of outdoor weather, have a good work ethic, a friendly personality, and be able to work well with others. Candidates must also be able to pay acute attention to detail while working at a fast pace.

Qualifications:

No qualifications are required, but those with a 2 year horticulture related degree or comparable nursery experience will be preferred.

Job Description:

Qualified applicant must be able to proficiently & accurately perform the following tasks as directed by the Production Supervisor:

  • Sowing of seed and fern spores
  • Vegetative cuttings
  • Division of plants from pots, garden or trial beds
  • Potting of liners and bare root material
  • Plant fertilization with appropriate fertilizer at the correct rate
  • Place potted plants in correct stock locations
  • Assist with check in of incoming plants
  • Operation of farm tractors and skid-steer loader
  • Assist with daily production data entry
  • Other duties as assigned

Employee Classification: Hourly Seasonal Full Time

Compensation: starting at $11 per hour *negotiable depending on experience.

Standard Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm + eight open nursery and garden sales weekends each year

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume with a detailed description of work history along with 3 professional references to jobs@plantdelights.com

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Horticulture/Agriculture.

Job expires in 27 days.

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