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Lead Nursery-Nursery Container Production/Planting

Company: Bachman's Inc.
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

- -Lead Nursery-Nursery Container Production/Planting - -Full Time Position: (First Shift M-F) - - - - - - - -Starting Union wage: -$23.47 -Bachman's is committed to creating a caring environment while inspiring a passion for bringing beauty to life. -Bachman's planting production has an opening for an experienced individual who is skilled in planting, planning and communicating as well as performing pest control duties. -Are you looking for steady, full-time, unionized employment with great benefits? Do you want to work for a company that cares about its employees? Are you looking for a positive work environment and a team atmosphere? Don't wait, apply now! -POSITION DUTIES:

  • Coordinate planting schedule and daily planting records with Coordinator/Sales Support- Container Production and Nursery Director to assure accurate PotLoc and Container planning.
  • Direct and/or perform all cultural practices necessary including: planting planning calendar, receiving planting material, planting, spraying, pruning, irrigation, shearing, planting, weeding, fertilizing and others as directed.
  • Provide work direction and training to Nursery Persons, Assistant Nursery Persons, Nursery Helpers and seasonal employees.
  • Maintain communication with Manager on all pest or cultural problems.
  • Direct or perform all aspects of container growing and shipping operations to insure the delivery of quality nursery container stock in an efficient, timely and safe manner.
  • Operate all equipment necessary for all nursery production. May include tractor with dump wagon, skid loader, forklift and any other vehicles pertaining to nursery production.
  • Maintain accurate records and complete necessary paperwork in a neat and timely manner.
  • Maintain facilities in a neat condition at all times.
  • Perform light maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including possible reassignment to other work areas during the off-season or at other times as needed.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • High school diploma plus two year certificate in horticulture or equivalent required.
    • Two years nursery production experience including two years in a leadership role. Must have strong background and expertise in container production practices including planting, pruning, irrigation, pest control, soils management, space planning, and etc.
    • Requires a valid Class D Minnesota driver's license or equivalent.
    • Must be willing to obtain a chemical applicators license.
    • Strong working knowledge of landscape plant materials commonly found in Minnesota landscapes preferred.
    • MNLA Nursery Professional Certification preferred.
    • Must be accepted as insurable with Bachman's Insurance carrier via semi-annual Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) and compliance with Bachman's Safe Driver Standards. - - - - -
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
    • Three years of experience in a nursery or farm production setting including two years of nursery container production experience. Two years of experience as a Nursery Person in Nursery Container Production preferred.
    • Must be able to operate a variety of nursery production equipment including farm tractor, skid loader, forklift, front-end loader, tree spade, semi-tractor/trailer, or others as needed.
    • Demonstrated strong and effective team leadership skills required.
    • Must be at least 21 years of age.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and 100 lbs. on an occasional basis.
    • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions year-round.
    • Must be able to stand and/or bend for extended periods of time.BENEFITS:
      Medical InsuranceHealth Savings Account/PPODental InsuranceVisionLife and AD&DDisability, Accident, Critical Illness Insurance401(K)ID WatchdogPet InsuranceWellnessEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)PTOPaid Holidays (6/year) -Don't settle, come grow with us! - -Bachman's is an Equal Opportunity Employer -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Bachman's Inc., Lakeville , Lead Nursery-Nursery Container Production/Planting, Professions , Lakeville, Minnesota

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