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Container Nursery Manager

We are looking for an individual with a degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, or equivalent with hands-on experience nursery container production. The candidate must have good computer skills.

Requirements:

- High level of organizational and planning skills with specific ability to prioritize activities.

- Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with seasonal work demands.

- Ability to work independently, yet take a lead role in a team oriented structure.

- Advanced plant and horticultural knowledge.

- Basic computer skills at minimum. The ability to work with Microsoft Excel is preferred.

This manager will over see approximately 15 field staff during peak times. Their responsibility is the growing operations for a 40 acre container plant/tree farm which includes but not limited to:

Responsibilities:

- Direct and supervise the production team, always working towards the goal of achieving the best possible results with the most efficient use of labor.

- Supervision and direction of all horticultural functions related to inventory on the nursery; to include watering, pruning, weeding, fertilization, irrigation, disease and pest control, and monitoring of general plant health.

- Research and suggest improved and more efficient methods of operation.

- Research and suggest improved methods and strategies for irrigation, fertility, and overall plant performance.

- Collaborate with the production team in achieving the highest quality finished product possible.

Other Qualifications:

- A valid Driver’s License, ability to pass a criminal background check, drug screen, and e-verify.

- Ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 75 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Nursery: 5 years+
  • Bilingual is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Required experience:

  • Nursery Management: 5 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License

How to apply

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Location

US North Carolina Jacksonville

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