17 Mar 2023

Full-Time Nursery Purchasing/Scheduling Crop Assistant

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

Job Description

Plant Delights Nursery is looking for a Nursery Purchasing and Crop Scheduling Specialist.

We are Plant Delights Nursery/Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a perennial plant nursery established in Raleigh in 1986, offering unique, rare, well grown and properly named perennials to passionate gardeners around the world. We have one of the most extensive perennial trialing programs in the country. Our concern goes far beyond selling plants! Despite being best known as a nursery, we actually exist for our work as a private 28-acre botanical garden and plant research facility focusing on ex-situ plant conservation, plant exploration, breeding, and propagation. We are a family owned company with a mission to support research, education and the exploration of plants through the sales of unique perennial plants.

Our nursery and garden provide an opportunity to work indoors and outdoors year-round, so we have a casual dress code, a diverse staff, and a friendly working environment.

Duties include:

  • Sourcing, ordering, receiving, and data entry tracking for plant liners/seed orders
  • Monitor available plant inventory and sales numbers and coordinate with production supervisor and grower to schedule crop production to meet sales targets
  • the ideal candidate has a good working knowledge of plant nomenclature. Experience in commercial plant production and/or plant purchasing is a plus. The work environment is fast-paced, but fun and rewarding

Benefits: We offer an extensive benefits plan that includes Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Life Insurance & a company matching Simple IRA. We also have paid Public Holidays, PTO & Vacation days.

Qualifications: This is detail-oriented, self-directed position that requires good communication and task prioritization skills. The position benefits from an understanding of commercial containerized plant culture.

Employee Classification: Permanent Full Time

Compensation: $16.00 – $19.00 hourly, based on experience

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

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 – $19.00 Hourly, based on experience


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: In person

How to Apply

Send cover letter & resume with a detailed description of work history along with references to jobs@plantdelights.com

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

Job expires in 14 days.

119 total views, 2 today

Apply for this Job